Walt Disney and His Studio Strike.
October 30th, 2010
Received by FAB
I am here, Walt Disney.
Yes, my father was a socialist, and he was active in the Congregational church. These were powerful influences in my childhood, and I truly loved my father. It was a very powerful bond, and he was a profoundly good person, dedicated to human welfare.
You are wondering what are my current thoughts about the 1941 strike of my studio. Well, at the time, it was devastating. I felt betrayed by my own, and that bitterness stayed with me for the rest of my life.
I was, and am, fairminded. When I came to the spirit world, I had conversations with these strikers. They said that communism did not play a role in the strike. They just felt their working conditions were unfair. This caused me to rethink the whole thing, though it was hard to budge, considering the deep hurt the strike caused me. But my conscience kept me listening, and in the fullness of time, I had a change of heart and saw it more from their point of view. It was one of the most difficult things I had ever done. But I did accomplish my goal, despite what had occurred. Some of them told me they too had hurts. This appealed to my sense of fairness. When I examined their claims, I could eventually see their point of view. We had different perceptions which could not meet. But reconciliation did in fact occur.