This year’s N.G.N.’s Nice Guy March was considered on of the most important events in the modern era of the N.G.N. The march was held yesterday on and around the National Mall in Washington D.C. on October 11, 1947. The N.G.N. invited many prominent members of the N.G.N. to address the audience. Nice guys from all over the world converged on Washington in an effort to unite in self-help and self-defense against the social ill plaguing the nice guy.
According to Alan Nelson, National Director of the Nice Guy March, “The N.G.N. march is sincerely aimed at the issues confronting the nice guy in his community. The N.G.N. march is a sincere effort to bring about a greater unity amongst nice guys, and to teach nice guys to better use their nice guy tenancies to their advantage.”
Christopher Knight current President of the N.G.N. said during his speech that the march was meant to be about pride for the nice guy. “However, in order to have pride in yourself as a nice guy, you have to have pride in yourself as a man first. If you do not believe in yourself as a nice guy, then how can you expect others to do so?”
In addition to their goal of fostering a spirit of support and self-sufficiency within the nice guy community, organizers of the march also sought to use the event as a publicity campaign aimed at combating negative images of nice guys in the media and in popular culture. This march is also calling the nice guy to resist the evils and temptations of the Jerk, and to reject those whose believe that the Jerks’ methods are superior when it comes to interacting with others, especially women.
Larry Wright, militant nice guy trainer, told the Capitol News Magazine during an exclusive before the march that, “This is not about rabble rousing. We are calling on nice guys all over the world to take a hard look at themselves to see how they could be better nice guys.”
Mr. Wright also added: “The N.G.N. march is a beginning in getting nice guys to focus on what it means to be a nice guy in the post-War era.” If we do not define who we are and what it means to be a nice guy in the next era, then others will do it for us. This is why we must look at the critical issues confronting the nice guy of the day, and in the future.