Essays Early History American Corporations
But one quality makes gravity dominate at large space-time scales: gravity affects all masses and is always attractive, never repulsive.
So despite its weakness, it dominates things at sufficiently large scales.
They will live on as religious institutions do today, as weakened ghosts of more vital institutions from centuries ago.
It is not yet time for the obituary (and that time may never come), but the sun is certainly setting on the Golden Age of corporations.
The news began leaking out and seemingly contrite executives, running from angry shareholders, faced furious Parliament members.
Of course, there is arguably progress on all four fronts.
You could say that Shakespeare represents progress with respect to Aeschylus, and Tom Stoppard with respect to Shakespeare.
Much of this was owed to the Ayr Bank, which imploded.
In less than three weeks, another 30 banks collapsed across Europe, bringing trade to a standstill.