Real Risk for Real Life

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 about ‘risk from’ and ‘safety to’. Risk and Safety are about freedom from death which is inevitable in time. Anything else …

Zero Vision but Purchase Insurance

Zero Vision but Purchase Insurance One of the realities of maturity in fallibility is understanding finiteness, vulnerability and risk. The profession of infallibility is a sign of a mental health problem. It’s because we don’t talk non-sense to ourselves that we purchase insurance. It’s because we know human life is random and not in our …

The Trajectory of Zero Vision

The Trajectory of Zero Vision We know that all goals are psychologically laden (Moscowitz and Grant , The Psychology of Goals) that is, when we set goals they often conceal psychological dynamics. Often we don’t know the trade-offs or by-products of goal setting until much later in the strategic thinking process (Raynor. The Strategy Paradox). …

Zero Vision as Propaganda

Zero Vision as Propaganda Propaganda is the ideological manipulation of ideas to support and defend political interests. Ellul (1973, p. 61. ) states: ‘Propaganda is a set of methods employed by an organized group that wants to bring about the active or passive participation in its actions of a mass of individuals, psychologically unified through …

Don’t Dare Speak the ‘f’ Word

Don’t Dare Speak the ‘f’ Word The claim that Zero Vision ‘works’ has more in common with ‘faith healing’ (https://safetyrisk.net/safety-as-faith-healing-2/  ) than critical thinking. Dekker (2017, Zero Vision: enlightenment and new religion. Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14773996.2017.1314070) demonstrates this clearly and asserts that such ‘attributions’ are fundamentally religious and certainly have no …