No, that is not a disconnect for me at all, and not in any way. I fully understand that the company is owned by the share holders. I stated so and that was a principal point in the article I wrote that I linked earlier.

And I acknowledged the importance of employee share based compensation in at least one of my comments here. And further I pointed out that share price affects strategies, but those are separate from my point (more below)

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