Incompatible terms

(Logic) terms which can not be combined in thought.

See also: Incompatible

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In 1930, when Grant Wood painted the popular image that is the cover art for Monnet's study, its title, American Gothic, seemed a comic, oxymoronic yoking of incompatible terms.
I use the word only seemingly facetiously because unlike our conditioning that would have us believe that these are mutually incompatible terms, they are not.
Let us take a look at the other side, consider how it came to be, and why it considers ethics and business as incompatible terms.