Somewhere in an Indonesian remote town, a man and his son are watching the evening news on their age-old black and white TV…
The Son : Dad, when will we have a new TV? I want a colour one like everybody else in the class has… This TV is as old as the hills, it belongs to the museum!
The Father: No son, we’re not gonna have any! This TV is still of excellent service, how can I get rid of it?? It’s only a waste of money to buy a new TV
The Son : But dad, the World Cup is drawing near, I want to watch it in colour, I want to see the brilliant orange jersey of the Dutch team, or I want to see how colourful the fans are who cheer on their fave teams in the stadium. Please dad, will you buy one?
The Father: Listen son! It doesn’t matter what kinda TV your friends have, but believe me, people worldwide are turning towards their old black-and-white TVs again!
The Son: You sound like a liar dad! How can you be so sure? You have never even gone abroad before!
The Father: You’ll see son! Believe me that the trend towards the black-and-white TV is on the rise again…
The Father: Look son! Look what the evening news has, it’s the news from the White House. And look again, the president is tuning in to his TV! Now, do you believe me son? Even the president of the United States still keeps his black-and-white TV… he’s watching it now…..!
(A stupid post from an insipid blogger 😛 )