PM Owen Arthur Delivers Culture Warning
“In our schools, on our roads, in our community relationships and activity, in the expression of lifestyles, in our personal behaviour, there is an increasing lack of discipline, a decline in moral and spiritual content and values, a tendency to indulge in ostentatious, extravagant and sometimes lewd and tawdry behaviour,”
… from The Nation News Bajan Way Of Life “Under Moral Threat”
We agree 100% with the Prime Minister on this point. Other than a total ban on American television, movies and music, we don’t have many ideas for a cure though.
Clive always says that we should look to the Cubans (in Cuba, not Miami!) because family and social relationships are stuck in 1959. With little outside media and “entertainment” influence – and no way of accumulating assets – family, people and relationships are the most important things in life to the average Cuban.
This will change about 10 minutes after MTV and DirecTV arrive in Habana on a large scale.
Photo taken from The Nation News online. Fair trade for the link.