Perspective Is Everything!

Colonial Corner Details by Rudy A. Girón

Yes, perspective is everything!

If you don’t believe me compare the Tea Partiers and the Occupy Wall Street movement, since both share some similarities on the surface, but represent opposite world views as shown in this article from Aljazeera: Tea Partiers: The self-hating 99 per cent.

There may be surface similarities between the two uprisings, but they actually represent two opposing populist world views, whose only philosophical resemblance to one another is their belief that they speak for “the people” against the elites. While both movements are mainly concerned with economic issues, their beliefs about the causes and solutions they propose couldn’t be more different… continue reading at Aljazeera.

Huh, and you thought that we were sheltered against world events news in our beautiful, tranquil and enchanting little corner. We also heard about the recent rescue of the Belgian-French bank Dexia, which could be the first domino to fall in a replay of the 2008 recession.

Perhaps you should visit Guatemala and enjoy the end of the world as we know it. 😉

See, perspective Is everything!

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  • Eric

    You know, Rudy, you are not the only person asking me to visit Guatemala and enjoy “the end of the world as we know it.”  I may have to accept your invitation one of these days.  One needs the world’s best coffee and a pan dulce to contemplate these things…

  • amanita? Dr. G (not you, but guess who?) says it is a genus of fungi… I think what it means is that everyone is getting *smurfed* in Guate… just to keep the Belgian references.

  • vamanos… a disfrutamos lo rrrriiiicccooo de Guate!!