Marianne Williamson

Rank 17 of 47
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Score 221

The statement 'Corruption writ large' in response to a news story about a company invoking a law to shield itself from financial liability is a critique of the situation, implying that the company's actions and the existence of the law are examples of corruption. The linked article provides context and evidence for this claim, discussing the lobbying efforts by Big Oil and the cargo giant to preserve the law after the Gulf oil spill, and how it is being used in the case of the bridge collapse.

  1. Principle 1:
    I will strive to do no harm with my words and actions.
    The statement does not appear to cause harm but rather points out a perceived injustice. [+1]
  2. Principle 2:
    I will respect the privacy and dignity of others and will not engage in cyberbullying, harassment, or hate speech.
    The statement respects the privacy and dignity of others, as it does not target individuals but rather corporate actions and policies. [+1]
  3. Principle 3:
    I will use my words and actions to promote understanding, empathy, and compassion.
    The statement and linked article aim to promote understanding of the situation, though it may lack a tone of empathy or compassion.
  4. Principle 4:
    I will engage in constructive criticism and dialogue with those in disagreement and will not engage in personal attacks or ad hominem arguments.
    The statement engages in criticism of the situation but does not engage in personal attacks or ad hominem arguments. [+1]
  5. Principle 6:
    I will use my influence for the betterment of society.
    The statement uses influence to highlight a public concern, potentially for the betterment of society by calling attention to the issue of corporate accountability. [+1]
  6. Principle 7:
    I will uphold the principles of free speech and use my platform responsibly and with integrity.
    The statement upholds the principles of free speech and uses the platform responsibly to inform the public about a relevant issue. [+1]