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The parent of a fake NGO takes the risk that its creation becomes unmasked or a monster that eats the parent. NGOs can get even more hydra-headed. If they want to sit on the government’s seat, they become a government-interested NGO or GINGO. By selling special products and services, as the simoniacal clericals did in the past and Greenpeace and Oxfam still today, they become business-interested or BINGO. They usually do this for acquiring power or money. These hybrid relations between the public and private domains have become an issue in mid-2000s.

All countries are mixed public-private systems, thus giving validity to the subsequent patterns. (2) Public interventionism. This second pattern is one extreme of the core variable of direction. It refers to the interventions of government in the private domain through both its hard legislation, ultimately maintained by police and court systems, and its soft interventions such as subsidies, procurements, white papers, promises, privileges and more. These can have the positive variant of granting a desired item, or the negative one of refusing this.

Famous cases in the literature are Eve’s apple in Paradise (Old Testament), the ‘Ars amandi’ and, for repair, the ‘Remedia Amoris’ (Ovid) and countless more [Greene, 2001]. Indicators of seduction are for example donations (maybe bribery in other man’s eyes), flattery and politeness attuned to the taste of the other. Competitors may seduce better. In the EU, stakeholders and officials usually have a sack of fresh carrots within reach for luring others. Reframing. It is not the text but the melody that makes the music.

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