Someone using an alias fed in to Lucire’s feedback form a dubious message, trying to draw a tenuous link between one of our team members and a business, in an attempt to discredit her. I emailed her and said: ‘Welcome to life in the public eye.’
For half of my career, say from 1996 or so, I have read stuff about me that even I didn’t know about! There will always be conspiracy theorists out there, and it’s sad to note that some are so pathetic that they will waste their time—from one attack on my private life not long ago, to numerous ones on my professional.
And I am not a somebody! Dick Cheney and Halliburton we read enough of: now, the Vice-President, he is a somebody. Or stick to JFK, Princess Di, 9-11 or Arkancide.
Among the more ridiculous ones:
the typeface design industry has a secret OPEC-like cartel that prevents independent designers from starting up, and I am part of that, through an advocacy NPO;
Lucire is part of a conspiracy to overwhelm the business directions of independent fashion labels and that I have a record of bending CEOs to my will.
I sound like de Niro’s character in Wag the Dog! If only I had that power! ‘Tommy Hilﬁger, you will now listen to me. You will make clothes with Lucire logos on them. You will forget this conversation when I count to ﬁve.’ Yeah, right.
It seems even the targets for conspiracy theories have become democratized on the web.
Of course, the fact I blogged about this could be part of the conspiracy: that by telling you there are conspiracies in a satirical manner in an attempt to dismiss them, I conﬁrm that there are such conspiracies … Posted by Jack Yan, 23:09
It must be something in the air, I have a few friends copping some unfair accusations lately, I guess it just means you (and your team mate) are being noticed by a new crowd. I've found that this kind of jealousy is a sign of good things to come!
Cheers, Niti and Dan. I agree, Dan: envy by nut bars is always a sign of good things to come!Post a Comment
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