Thursday, March 23, 2017
How to positively influence our world: from Starbucks to cherry tomatoes
Two examples of changing this world.
Sure, voting seems to be the primary way to take back this country from a dominate bureaucracy, but nothing is more of a catalyst for change then to gain an effective control of the purse. When you have the ability to affect a bottom line, influence grows. All of us can shape this world, one way or the other... For instance, if you do not like violence at the movies, or an immoral affirmation they promote, do not buy it. We can instigate lasting and positive changes everywhere, if we push in the right direction... and just the opposite is true if you do nothing at all. Even that has a weight all its own...
A good example to consider is the mega-coffee chain, Starbucks, who have, and for years, promoted a very leftist, Progressive agenda. It is a great illustration of what we can do if we stand together in a common cause, from the company, its workers, to the consumer. It shows that each, in turn, have consequences, and that these consequences are hard to undo.
Starbucks does a lot more than sell a cup of coffee, they are indeed activists. They are Progressive in nature, and take stands on many very controversial issues.
The following shows the effects of using your business to promote a controversial idea: