You gotta hand it to the guy. I mean sure, a**holes have always been around. Narcissists existed prior. Corporate villains, capitalist vultures, characters of all-around dubious douche-baggery were present well before this dude strolled onto the Google News feed. But never before has someone so fully encapsulated all of these things so well at once. It’s like we’re witnessing the evolution of tomorrow’s d*ckhead right in front of our eyes.
If corporate, narcissistic, exploitative, harm-your-own-mother-for-a-dollar a**holes become the next stage of human evolution, they’ll look back at this spoiled little brat as their Lucy.
Owner of Turing Pharmaceuticals and former kid- whose parents used to pay kids to come to his birthday party Martin Shkreli recently upped the price of his company’s drug, Daraprim, from $13.50 per pill, to $750 per pill. Just like that. Overnight. Why? Cuz he could.
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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization Project.
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