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Opting Out of Black Friday

It’s that time of year again. In a little over a week, most Americans will be gathering with loved ones to feast and celebrate over all their blessings. It is a time for rejoicing and a time for love. And consumerism. Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, hordes of people will get up early to spend gobs of money to buy Christmas gifts. I know you know it well. At its best, it’s cash, cash, cash for lots of cheap merchandise. At its worst, it’s violence and riots. I don’t know any other way to say it: this modern tradition is absurd, and we want nothing to do with it. So we encourage you to opt out with us.  On November...

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