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Business, Science Critiques

Genetics, Neuroscience, Social Darwinism and the Limits

THE GREEK GODS ARE DEAD.  GOD IS DEAD.

SOCIAL DARWINISM IS DEAD.

NOW IT IS GENETICS AND NEUROSCIENCE.

ARE WE BEING BRAINWASHED AGAIN?

Headings :

 The Greek Gods and God have sunk into the black hole

‘A Recurring Struggle for Existence’

The Dark Shadow of Social Darwinism

The Rise of Genetics and Neuroscience

Bad Science

The Brain Cannot See Itself just as our Eye cannot see itself

Are Certain Geneticists on the Downward Slope to making GM babies?      Continue reading 



The Privatisation of Spirituality. Genetically Modified Practice for Business. A Critique

Go into any major bookstore in the High Street, browse bookshelves at airports or look online and you will see a wide variety of books for sale on spirituality/mindfulness/psychology/mind/body and spirit tailored for businesses. Numerous leaders/coaches/facilitators and teachers in these fields offer a range of courses/workshops/retreats and training programmes for businesses leaders/ management/marketing consultants/sales staff and office workers. Continue reading 



Do Corporations have a Real Commitment to Ethics?

There is a valid concern about the influence of powerful corporations on people and the Earth. The more powerful worldwide influence of the business, then the more likely that corporations neglect their social responsibilities and global sensitivities. Continue reading 



Are Amazon, Apple, Google, Starbucks and Vodafone corporate Parasites feeding on society?

Dictionary Definition of a Parasite – An organism that feeds on another organism while contributing nothing to benefit it.

We need to ask if global companies like Amazon, Apple, Google, Starbucks and Vodafone have become the biggest parasites in society. They avoid paying corporate tax as if it were the plague. They siphon money to tax havens, move money around the globe as part of globalisation for tax avoidance purposes. Continue reading 



Totnes, Costa Coffee and a Rocket Propelled Mortar

 

Costa Coffee, a British multinational,  boasts the biggest chain of shops in the UK with more than 1000 coffee shops in the country and hundreds more worldwide and, on average, a new coffee shop opening in Britain everyday. Unlike Starbucks, it also pays its full share of taxes in the UK. Continue reading 




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