Did you know, beginning in the late 19th century, corporations were granted all the rights of the individual, but none of the annoying responsibilities. They lack, almost by design, any kind of moral compass, conscience, or compassion. Basically corporations are way to enact sociopathic behavior on a grand scale. In short, they're what makes this country so damn great!
-- The Devil, Reaper Season 2 Episode 12
It wouldn't be so hilarious if there weren't a bit of truth in it, at least from the Devil's point of view.
This illustration of the corporate hierarchy/social pyramid is that of GapingVoid