posted on Jan, 27 2007 @ 01:43 PM
I class myself as a conservative liberal, this is a UK perspective.
1.1980’s - Jack the lad hadn’t yet become Darryl the Yob, the second British Invasion, 1st visible evidence of working class upward mobility,
political correctness was still a tool of empowerment, aids related homophobia.
2. 1970’s - Sixties liberal attitudes and Conservative values tussled rigorously, everyone began questioning everything, social awareness went from
an idea to an actuality, Glam Rock, Punk and Disco.
3. 1960’s - The party was starting, the first stirrings of challenging the status quo on all manner of things, class, sexual and racial, peace and
love were a force for good rather than a flaw to be dismissed and walked over.
4. 2000 - Thatchers individual became the anti social thug or the fat cat pension robber, communities eroded by fear and lack of political will,
political correctness is now the tool of the oppressor, religious wars back in vogue, the right are the new radicals.
5. 1990’s - Everyone just sat and discussed who should clean up the excess mess that resulted from the 60’s party but no one actually offered,
manufactured pop, Tory family values found dead with an orange in it’s mouth, Blair began his ministry, Britain lost it’s stiff upper lip at