The truth about authority

Whether in his lyrics or in interviews, Joe Strummer always had a wonderful way of cutting through the bullshit and getting to the core of the subject. His passionate street wisdom invariably fused intelligence with insights and never failed to inspire. Joe would spin like a high-speed Black & Decker drill in his grave at the association but his words always reminded me of the succinctly-put McCann-Erickson credo, Truth Well Told. The quote above is a perfect example of his simple but life-changing observations. I wish I’d worked this out for myself at a much earlier age than I eventually did.

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About antmelder
Creative Partner at DDB Sydney; passionate vegetarian; lover of books, boxing and Bruce Springsteen.

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