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From “Corporate Insecthood,” a study conducted by Nina Strohminger and Matthew Jordan, which will be published next month in Cognition. Participants were asked to rank various corporations and organizations on a spectrum equating levels of personhood with objects and organisms, the highest level being that of a human.

Pfizer : houseplant

Johnson & Johnson : shark

Microsoft : microbe

Exxon : computer

Walmart : tree

Amazon : ant

NRA : fish

Disney : bird

Teach For America: elephant

Doctors Without Borders: dolphin

ACLU : corpse

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June 2022

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