Manage episode 328362335 series 3335865
Today’s high-fashion protest Won’t stop for gas but I’ll stop for iced coffee shirt are a little too namby-pamby. They sit on the fence, their words diluted. I’ve always believed in attempting to impact change via media attention. Because I was always my own employer, I was allowed to do that and say anything I want to Won’t stop for gas but I’ll stop for iced coffee T-shirt. We started my firm in 1979 with £500 and have been entirely self-sufficient ever since. No one could stop me if I wanted to accomplish anything.
After a Won’t stop for gas but I’ll stop for iced coffee t-shirt, I’ve come to the conclusion that we need laws to really change things — from climate change to women’s rights. Marches, petitions, and fashion statements are all wonderful, but they haven’t worked so far. They are missing their teeth. Don’t get me wrong: I think it’s great that people are out walking and caring about a cause, but the Won’t stop for gas but I’ll stop for iced coffee T-shirt is that you’re surrounded by people who think the same way you do, which is lovely, but it makes you assume the rest of the world does, too, which it doesn’t. All you’ve accomplished is to make yourself feel better while diverting energy that might have been used to effect actual change.