Speedy Drug Companies In Joseph Conrad's Heart Of Darkness

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In Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad and “Speedy drug approvals are risky, but drug companies have another idea that’s just terrible” show how good and safe intentions are needed to be sacrificed in order to get profit and evilness. In Heart of Darkness the main character marlow who visits a company who is interested in ivory in the congo who first believes the company is doing good deeds and finds out the horrible truth of its real goals. In the article written by David Lazarus talks about the good and safe intentions President Trump has for companies and people and reveals the hunger for profit of evil companies. Marlow visits a company in the congo that 's working in getting ivory. Marlow’s aunt speaked about the company’s “Workers, with a capital of light, something like a lower sort of apostle.”(p.77). The workers almost being described as godlike and bringers of life and safety for people. Unfortunately when Marlow arrives he sees “black shapes crouched, lay, sat between the trees… in all the attitudes of pain, abandonment, and despair”(p.83). The reality of…show more content…
In the article “ Speedy drug approvals are risky, but drug companies have another idea that 's just terrible” the writer mentions how President Trump statement’s that “we’re going to be cutting regulations at a level that nobody’s ever seen before.” and ““we’re going to have tremendous protection for the people.” are contradicting each other. On his cutting regulations statement he’s basically saying that new drugs won 't have to go through much testing before they’re made available to the people. This could mean that the drug poses undiscovered side effects and could cause terrible risks. “the public will be largely undefended against the aggressive and potentially dangerous predations of multibillion-dollar conglomerates.” Companies who make billions of dollars just by selling their drugs can take advantage of this and rush to get their drug out there without it even working
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