Most people in the United States view neither big nor small business as particularly efficient or dynamic and regard both as providing consumers with fairly priced goods and services. However, most people consistently perceive small business as a force for good in society, whereas big business is perceived as socially responsible only in times of prosperity.
The statements above, if true, would provide the strongest support for which one of the following hypotheses?OPTIONS
[A]. Most people in the United States give little thought to the value of business to society.
[B]. If big business were more efficient, it would be perceived more favorably by the public generally.
[C]. If small business were regarded as being more dynamic, it, too, would receive strongly favorable ratings only in times of general prosperity.
[D]. Even if people did not regard big business as providing consumers with value for their money, they would still regard it as socially responsible in times of general prosperity.
[E]. Many people in the United States regard the social responsibility of big business as extending beyond providing consumers with fairly priced goods and services.
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