If you saw any of the news footage over this weekend, you probably deemed it wise to abstain from Black Friday shopping this year. Here’s a jolly example of what I mean . . .
Makes you glad to know some self-defense, right?
If you’re a wise martial artist like I try to be, then you know the best way to stay safe is to avoid fights in the first place. That’s why I hold out for Cyber Monday–far less bloodshed!
This would probably be a good time to decry the ever-increasing excess of our consumer culture and to extol the true meaning of the holiday season. As much as I would like to do this, I would be A.) preaching to the coverted, and B.) sounding like a hypocrite, as I, myself, am a retailer.
I think we can all agree that some moderation is called for this year?
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