- John Larrick
- Columbia, MO
- United States
Director of Finance and Operations, SBJ Capital Partners
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Is profit bad?
I'm 18 and I will start a company that will help people. The issue is as I read it seems profit seeking corporations are the evil seed in the world. What I'm trying to tackle is where this idea comes from, and is it correct? If my corporation makes money by adding value to people's lives, and then invests that money into medicines, technologies, or other small businesses who seek to create jobs and a channel for people to pursue their passions I don't see why it is so bad.
I'm not trying to be offending with this question, but it is a serious issue I have when I claim I'm starting a for profit rather than nonprofit because I believe it can do more good in the world. Why is this such a radical belief?