With corporations and corporate think running our country we miss the big picture. The holistic view that a healthy, community, and care focused society would be better for all gets missed in the short term pursuit of profit above improvement. Also lost in the race to the bottom is the evidence that societal and family wellness improve bottom lines.
We get hung up thinking that the world has to be the way it is because its always been that way, but it doesn’t. This is the Same Same But Different Parallax.
I grew up in a society where my mother set out little vases of cigarettes on the table at dinner parties, where blacks and whites had to use different bathrooms, and in which almost everyone claimed to be heterosexual. That seems a lifetime ago, but I’m not so old. Our world has changed over the past 50 years, vastly for the better from the point of view of African-Americans, the L.G.B.T. community and families who lost loved ones to lung cancer. Given the magnitude of that change, think about how much we can still do.
A Toxic Work World http://nyti.ms/1KVRnAT