There is no appeasing the outrage culture

Today I read a thread in a local small business Facebook group where a user posed a question asking how people felt about businesses and whether they had an obligation to respond to the current civil unrest.

Interesting. An obligation?

I know there are lots of people with more business expertise than myself. But, as a business owner who is well-versed in politics, philosophy and psychology, I felt compelled to respond.

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Love Your Country, Don’t Worship It

Unless you don’t do the Twitter or the Facebook or watch NFL games, you’ve probably noticed the national anthem protests are still going on. What started as one person kneeling has expanded into a weekly spectacle. What will they do next?? Heck, even the President is getting involved. Lines are drawn and the respective sides are fired up.

But, I’m not.

Look, I believe in justice and liberty perhaps more than most. I respect the sacrifice of soldiers present and past. And yet I don’t feel offended if someone chooses to kneel instead of stand during the national anthem. Am I dead inside or what? Why am I not mad? Continue reading “Love Your Country, Don’t Worship It”