A couple of short messages that will, maybe, get us all thinking a little.
David Suzuki sums up what Dan Brown brought to our attention with Inferno ....
and then there's this portion of Charlie Chaplains amazing speech in 'The Great Dictator' ...
Why messages about 'Change' fail to realise any Change in practice. (The Case of the White Collar Psychopath)
The inspiration behind this blog post came from Anthony Greenfield, the originator of the top left video; and it happened when he e-mailed the link to me a couple of days ago.
Using the "upper-middle-lower class" concept popularised by Mssrs Cleese, Barker and Corbett, Anthony not only appeals to a younger me, but captures an issue that might be called 'Transactional analysis on a Social Scale', which happens to be the principle behind the culture & communications analysis tool I developed in the absence of there being anything like it on the market (Example graphs below). Anthony's simple parody of the cultural layers which are generated by complex psychologies in social hierarchies provoked me to write down a few thoughts it brought to mind ... so here they are.