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Reaction Paper 2Morality in the Marketplace: Reflections on the Friedman DoctrineThroughout the reading “Morality in the Marketplace: Reflections on the FriedmanDoctrine,” Robert Almeder strives to prove that the “barely legal” actions corporations are takingand many of theirs support from the Friedman Doctrine is unjust and subversive to the long-termcommon good. However, Almeder failed to make his point stick; below I will explain the threereasons why I disagree.Almeder argued the Friedman Doctrine because he claims organizations are sociallyresponsible and being unjust is actually less profitable in the long-run.In defense of Friedman, people have social responsibilities. Corporations have “fake”responsibilities. A businesses responsibilities are solely to act in accordance with their desiresand goals, which more often than not are to make as much money as possible for the theirshareholders and not breaking any laws. When companies are seen as preforming unjust acts that