Making Safety Religious There was an interesting article in the Conversation today by Chris Hartney arguing that ignorance/naivety about religious awareness tends to make one more religious. One … [Read more...] about Making Safety Religious
Heaven ‘n Hell and the Safety Religion I try not to get surprised by the amount of safety delusion that gets sent to me each week. Most of it is packaged in religious discourse and soteriology … [Read more...] about Heaven ‘n Hell and the Safety Religion
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
Blind Faith in Safety If you are a child of the 1970s you will know of one of the greatest bands of all time – Blind Faith. One of the first ‘super groups’ comprised of Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker, … [Read more...] about Blind Faith in Safety
The Acts of God and Act of Humans We are told that injury, harm and suffering were once perceived as ‘acts of god’ but are now conceived as ‘acts of man’ (sic) or ‘acts of humans’. This is the new … [Read more...] about The Acts of God and Act of Humans
The Religion of Safety The recent World Safety Conference shows just how religious in nature and less secular Safety is becoming. We are seeing the rise of the desperate and fearful Safety … [Read more...] about The Religion of Safety
No Evidence for the Religion of Zero Vision Zero or Zero Vision? Religious studies demonstrate that in our post-science/post-text world the secular is becoming more religious and the religious is … [Read more...] about No Evidence for the Religion of Zero
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?