The affects of gubmint, however, are far greater than anything these individuals can do. Governments start wars, although corporations may influence them. Armies kill people in great numbers, greater than in any time in human history. Governments started the huge bloodbaths of the 20th century, not businesses, no matter how influential they may have been. Government built the A-bomb, and then dropped it. And many times, when someone comes up with a useful invention to market, government finds a way to use it for purposes of mass destruction.