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Frances Haugen says in her time with Facebook she saw, "conflicts of interest between what was good for the public and what was good for Facebook." Scott Pelley reports.
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It should have been a much longer segment, but it appeared to have been cut short by the football game lasting longer than planned.
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Frances Haugen says in her time with Facebook she saw, "conflicts of interest between what was good for the public and what was good for Facebook." Scott Pelley reports.

Not only could you say that about every business, you could probably say that about every person.
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"Not only could you say that about every business, you could probably say that about every person."

The scale and severity of the conflict matter.
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Not only could you say that about every business, you could probably say that about every person.

I don't think so.

Despite what Romney said, corporations are NOT people. Aside from sociopaths, humans have an innate sense of right and wrong. Doesn't mean they always do right but they tend to know the difference. Corporations are motivated largely by the bottom line.
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And people are motivated by whatever is in their own best interests. Or at least what they perceive is.
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And people are motivated by whatever is in their own best interests.

That’s far from a universal motivation. People put the interests of others ahead of their own all the time.

—Peter
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All people, all the time?
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All people, all the time?

Of course not. But some people, all the time.

If some people didn't put others ahead of themselves, we wouldn't have nurses working in Covid wards, or police officers trying to quell a riot, or soldiers going in to war. We wouldn't have volunteers doing anything at all. Frankly, we wouldn't have anything close to a civilized society.

This "me first" attitude is quite literally killing the country. Too many people won't get a vaccine or wear a mask to protect others. If they do those things, it's only to protect themselves. Too many refuse to follow simple rules of courtesy - or fairly simple laws - that require a minimal bit of personal discomfort. "America First" is really "Me First" when you cut through the baloney and blather.

People who put themselves first all of the time often go by the name "sociopath" or "narcissist" and are often considered to have a mental illness.

--Peter
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Watch the interview it’s excellent
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