Enlightened Self- Interest

A thought occurred to me on the train returning from a meeting with New York City officials. It was held to discuss a serious safety problem. Several explosions occurred in jewelry manufacturing operations as a result of the improper mixture of natural gas and oxygen at the bench. Fortunately, the explosions did not cause serious injury or damage. They occurred during production of platinum products, which requires higher temperatures than gold. My thought was this: Here’s another case where the jewelry industry came together to address a problem and work with government officials and technology experts to solve it. There were no threats. There was no posturing. There were calm, rational discussions. Five years ago a similar situation occurred in Los Angeles with a fire department crackdown on manufacturing methods. Again, the industry came together to address the situation and fix the

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