Monday, August 08, 2011

Pharma Planet of the Apes!

Grady Forrer over at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association (PhRMA) blog laments that the new version of Planet of the Apes -- a movie I don't think he has actually seen -- does not jibe with reality (see Movie Dark Fantasy vs. Biopharmaceutical Reality).

"I do want to rail for a moment against the trite movie convention of the evil pharmaceutical company purposefully or negligently perusing research which results in harm to patients or, as in this case, humanity as a whole," said Forrer, who urges viewers to resume their disbelief after seeing the movie. I assume he means disbelief that science and the pharmaceutical industry can do harm. I'm all for that, up to a point.

Anyway, I thought Forrer's comments deserved a graphic that perhaps illustrates PhRMA's fear of how surviving humans might view the pharmaceutical industry's role in creating the NEW Pharma Planet of the Apes:


  1. lol how can someone say something can't be possible like planet of the apes?? it's a future based film. not really based in the now, but more so a future world. it may not be likely, but is definitely possible.... also the health and pharma community can (and have) done some harm

  2. the nature is fully favoring of us,so don't worry


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