Saturday, 9 November 2013

The Colour Purple

Don't Judge A Book....

I don’t pre-judge people. I like to meet them, interact with them and always be aware I will never get them. I then begin to form an opinion. But I don’t prejudge.

For me – it doesn’t matter what race creed, colour, age, sex, sexual orientation, social ethic demographic, Acorn rating, rich or poor person you are I have found a pattern.
About a third of people I meet are great, a third are ok and a third not that great. Of that bottom third, there is a third of them that are just plain wrong, but I don’t pre-judge people. Certainly not on colour. This feels like the days when Reg Varney was king. It’s not modern. I judge people on how I find them.
Some people are different. They can see people of a different colour as sickening. They instantly judge.
Some predjuces are instantly attributed to "them lot". “They are all the same. Would rob you rather than help you. Can’t trust them - never could. Not our kind of people. Scum. Extremists. Bring down our lot! Against us. Avoid at all costs.” And some people still feel like this, people will judge you. And that judgement is instant, deep set and is based on predjudice. 

Old Dinoaurs

That’s why I haven’t been political. Because the moment you ‘reveal your political colour’ people will instantly bond with you or always hold it against you.
I don’t judge people by colour. I judge them when I interact with them.
Especially in this day and age, the World is multi-cultural full of diverse peoples all bringing different skills to the table.
The political world is fragmented, strange and frightening. The KCC elections showed us this. In Thanet people are crying out for one thing.
That thing is Change.
Less than 10% of the current councillors are trusted by those that follow local politics. I suspect, even those who run the local political systems will only vote to keep 50% of the councillors.
It makes you wonder why the only voice of "difference" or "change" is purple.
If we keep calling each other names because of our colour, purple are going to win. 
Unless other white, green, yellow, red or blue candidate pop up that actually try to connect with the public we will see no real change. If it’s the same old crap, they will walk away. Because EVERYONE in Thanet knows one simple fact. The status quo needs to have one radical thing happen to it.


They really are as bad as each other down here! Clive needs to see it. Bob needs to see it. As long as they can’t face each other in the chambers, people will vote "NONE OF THE ABOVE" It’s time to step down and let someone else try. Someone who is not linked to the Ezekiel/Hart administrations. Someone who can concentrate on the future, rather than casting blame for the past. It needs to be radical and come from the top. 
And unless big names stand back and give up their cabinet positions and show real co-operative change, the isle will be purple for the next thirty years. 
The blues and the reds will be left fighting outside the game. powerless.
Unless we make changes - and we make them now - its purple for thirty years.
and the REALLY crazy thing is that some purple are not loaded with history. They can just vote for what is good for Thanet - in their view. In the crazy world that is 'Planit Fannit', it is offering the only form of opposition at the moment.

But remember, Reg Varney would be thinking about voting purple. It’s not just a blue issue.
Because if you are a red that still thinks all the Blues are the rats, then I suggest you think again.

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