Thousands of Americans may also join the campaign by hosting Purple Time activities within their regions. Purple Time was founded in 2008, by nine-year-previous Cassidy Megan. Motivated by her very own struggles with epilepsy, Cassidy created your day to tell additional children about the disorder and inform people that have seizures that they are not by yourself. She named the day after the known color for epilepsy, lavender. Epilepsy affects 3 million people in the usa and over 50 million people worldwide. Despite its prevalence, epilepsy is not well understood and many still face public stigma and discrimination because of a lack of recognition about the disorder. ‘Purple Day reminds Us citizens that folks with epilepsy are worthy of understanding and acceptance,’ says Debra Josephs, Executive Director of The Anita Kaufmann Base.‘The corporatization of our governments changed the part in government our elected officials play,’ explains an eye-starting piece by Parents Against Mandatory Vaccines entitled ‘Our Federal government is a Company.’ This key document delineates how governments, both local and federal, have already been hijacked and converted into companies that enforce fictitious laws against fictitious ‘people’ – – you and I, under duress – – who never actually consented to what in essence are private legal contracts with these personal corporate entities posing as government authorities. ‘Once they take workplace [politicians], they no longer represent the folks who voted for them, but become trustees of the federal government, state, or local companies.