All hail King Profit, chief god of the world right now.
What cares him for the fate of humanity? He is lord of wealth and greed and all that glitters, for these are the true things that satisfy his being.
He hides behind the masks of pleasure and security, sometimes wearing the face of the Prince of Peace, sometimes the face of Democracy, or the face of Phobos, King Fear. Sometimes he even hides behind the mask of Righteous Indignation, but these are all fronts in his grasping hand.
In his never ending hunger, he is the cause of war, deprivation and untold human suffering, who lies and tells people that resources are infinite in a finite world, who smiles at the sight of industrial pollution as long as gain is made, who whispers, Think about the jobs while people are forced into sweatshops and to drink polluted water and breath air that will shorten their lives. He turns his back on his followers in the lower ranks as his priests downsize companies and rep