Article by Schumpeter for The Economic, Nov 2013.


The mindfulness movement is gaining traction, gaining eclectic group of co-horts from across top companies, and more recently has been taught at leading Business Schools around the world.

However, some of the movement is becoming hypocritical to it roots.

“What has parading around in pricey lululemon outfits got to do with the Buddhist ethic of non-attachment to material goods? And what has staring at a computer-generated dot got to do with the ancient art of meditation? Western capitalism seems to be doing rather more to change eastern religion than eastern religion is doing to change Western capitalism.”