Now at first glance you may think I am just having a laugh with this. But in actual fact,
I genuinely believe that if everybody in the world were able to shake off their fears and inhibitions
in the way that Myles and I have done, world peace would indeed ensue.
Fear stifles creativity in humans and lack of creativity means that human problems are not solved.
Think about the conflicts in the world, two bitterly opposed sides with viewpoints that have barely changed
for centuries. Why have they barely changed? Because everyone is scared to do something different.
Scared to stand up and say 'Hang on a minute, we've been doing this for hundreds of years, and nothing
has changed. Maybe let's brainstorm some brand new ideas?'
Everyone is too scared of 'what others might think' if they stand up and challenge the (LONG) established
views of their country or their religion with brand new and perhaps 'weird' ideas.
WELL TO HELL WITH THAT!! TO HELL WITH WHAT OTHER PEOPLE MIGHT THINK. TO HELL WITH BEING SCARED.
Let us shake off inhibition and live proper, happy, uninhibited lives. Let us be beautiful creative
individuals and use our creativity to solve the problems that can easily be solved if enough people
just have the balls to say 'TO HELL WITH THIS!'
The dance like an idiot idea grew out of one that my brother came up with, which was to spend the defense
budget of every country on chocolate cake and hot tubs. You can't be in a bad mood when you have been in
a hot tub for half an hour and then had some chocolate cake. So give the troubled hot spots of the world hot tubs.
Give them chocolate cake. See what happens. It has to be better than getting some immensely rich folks who
nobody really trusts to sit round a table and talk about it. At the very least make them do their negotiations
in hot tubs. See how the men are smiling in the picture to the right!
Maybe a little off the wall. Maybe we should stop people starving first. OK. Good point. Any idea how much
those defense budgets come to? Enough for food and hot tubs I'll wager.
I am not saying that idiotic dancing will directly stop all conflict. It is just a medium through which people
can come to realise that all the fear and anger that they build up inside and eventually direct at one or more
groups of 'outsiders' is not necessary at all and can be shed. It can be replaced with love and fun and friendship.
I really urge you all to just try it and see how you feel afterwards.
Already group hero Myles Christiansen and I appear to have a fine fledgling friendship in the making. The group unites people from
several countries already and I have myself some other fine new friends. Well worth 5 minutes of silliness,
I can assure you.
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