Greater or Lesser Harm The ancient Greek cult of the Kriophoros is captured in the image of the ram-bearer’ and can teach us something about the nature of harm. The Kriophoros is also foundational in … [Read more...] about Greater or Lesser Harm
The dominant ideology of the safety industry is the ideology of zero (http://visionzero.global/node/6). This global ideology is founded on the binary mindset that believes there can be no other … [Read more...] about An Ethic of Harm
‘Cursed is the ground because of you; through painful toil you will eat food from it all the days of your life’. Genesis 3:17 How Safety defines hurt or harm is a huge issue for the industry. … [Read more...] about Tackling the Reality of Harm
Real Risk for Real Life The problems of death and time lay at the heart of all religious consciousness. This is why Risk and Safety are fundamentally religious activities. Risk and Safety are all … [Read more...] about Real Risk for Real Life
Natural Born Learners and 10 Essentials to Human Learning The lack of critical thinking in the safety industry allows nonsense like the Bradley Curve, matrices and pyramids to thrive. All of the … [Read more...] about Natural Born Learners
Is Harm and Suffering Evil? Is fallibility and mortality wrong? Is harm the enemy of safety? Are all accidents preventable? Are mistakes bad? Is it wrong to be human? Is risk essential to learning? … [Read more...] about Is Harm and Suffering Evil?
Promoting Dumb, Anxiety and Harm in the Name of Good The by-products of not being educated in the challenges of ethics and ideology in safety training are many … [Read more...] about Promoting Dumb, Anxiety and Harm in the Name of Good
Building resilience trumps the prevention of harm. Download a copy of the paper (includes the Bibliography for the references): Building resilience trumps the prevention of harm The prevention of … [Read more...] about Building resilience trumps the prevention of harm