Seth Godin on HUG

Do you read Seth Godin’s blog? You should read today’s post, particularly if you’ve been following the HUG thing.

Which statement do you think is more likely to generate the desired response?

I’ve been living here for 50 years! I pay my taxes! This neighbourhood is a disaster and the city needs to do something!

or

I love this neighbourhood and I really like living here. I think it would be really great if more of the people like me who want to live here were able to.

Even if nothing else comes out of this, I hope some people at least learn something from it.