Thursday, July 23, 2009

Being a non-conformist

Back when I was a teen in the 1960’s you had to work carefully to be a non conformist. We needed long hair, flared blue jeans, and a leather vest with lots of fringe.

There was a very strict un-written dress code, if you wanted to look like a non-conformist!

We had to be non-conformist in identical ways. We had to listen to Creem, Jefferson Airplane and Jimi Hendrix. All identical, non-conformist clones . . . .

Today it’s a joke, the stuff of Halloween costumes:

Think different – In the same way!

Being a non-conformist has not changed. You can be a non-conformist so long as you fully follow the crowd and dress and behave exactly as they do!

I love this, identical non-conformist tattoos: