black friday vs. buy nothing day (via eugene cho)


I just read a thought-provoking, informative, and well-balanced post by Christian blogger, Eugene Cho, about “Buy Nothing Day” (BND). In the United States, BND is observed the day after Thanksgiving, aka “Black Friday.” I think it is far too easy for those of us who choose not to get caught up in the buying frenzy of this season to feel more than a bit self-righteous and judgmental about those who do. Mr. Cho’s post shows, once again, how things rarely are as obviously right or wrong as they might at first appear.

black friday vs. buy nothing day * a re-post from couple years about Black Friday vs. Buy Nothing Day. All of you who have a pulse know that the Friday after Thanksgiving is the single most crazy shopping day in the United States.  It is simply called “Black Friday” and the lines to get into most places are ridiculous.  I got in line once 9 years ago to get a digital camera our churchplant in hopes of saving Quest a few dollars and I will NEVER do that again – no matter how much … Read More

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