Posts Tagged: ‘personhood’

Riddle me this: When is a person not a person? Or, more accurately, when is a person not a human being?

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Back in the day the word, “person,” related to the idea of a mask or persona that one projected publicly. But it’s evolved into the concept of not only a legal right to your name, but all the assets and wealth you create under it.

In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Julie and I scratch at what exactly personhood is, why corporations are considered meta-people and the sticky concept of consciousness underpinning the whole enchilada.

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