In Memory of the Trampled Wal-Mart Worker: A Contemplative Rant

Here's some unhappy post-Thanksgiving news: Wal-Mart Store Employee Trampled to Death by Black Friday Shoppers. It's a grim story. Not only did frenzied shoppers trample an employee, but they just kept on stepping over his body once he fell. They pushed fellow employees who were trying to help him out of the way. And then they got angry when the store closed, in the wake of the poor man's death.Do we need any more proof that the American Dream has collapsed into a commercial nightmare?My … [Read more...]