Three Great Activities for Black Friday That Don’t Involve Shopping Bags!

Three Great Activities for Black Friday That Don’t Involve Shopping Bags! November 21, 2017
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Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

For the beginning of the holiday season, most Quakers do just about nothing. The idea is that every day is just as holy as the next, so making a big fuss about one day seems a bit sacrilegious. The idea of an entire season dedicated to holidays is kind of ridiculous. And then there is Black Friday, a special day dedicated entirely to shopping and consumerism.  This departs sharply from Quaker testimonies of simplicity and the more recent focus on sustainability. So as a Friend, I have some suggestions for what to do instead.

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