Black Friday just passed me by. The funny thing is that even after all my years here in America, I have only gone out for 2 Black Fridays. In a nutshell if you are not in the know this is the time when retailers in an effort to have their accounting books be in the black rather than the red, have mega sales and bargains to shift as much as possible and maximize profits.
As my life experience has shown me, throw up the sign SALE and they come running, throw in the consumerist attitude and you end up with chaos. Among the documented incidents this year was a woman who pepper sprayed people in a store and in another store a man collapsed of a heart attack and people just walked around him so that they could get deals. Maybe it's just me but getting in the trouble with the law or walking past someone dying just to get a deal means there is something fundamentally wrong with people. Or who knows maybe it's just me expecting too much of the human race.....
Anyway the silly season is here. Bah humbug!!!! Closes door and puts up sign GONE FOR THE HOLIDAYS
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