Black Friday Ridiculousness

There are several reasons why I do not encourage and support Black Friday, Boxing Day, and whatever shopping days there are and I think it is absolutely ridiculous. What I don’t understand is that after Thanksgiving or any other occasions like after Christmas as well some people go out the next day forgetting everything and take advantage of Black Friday sales. I think it is hypocritical because just the day before everyone sits around the table being thankful for family, friends, food, and everything around us and you see people writing twitter tweets and Facebook status messages saying that the important thing is family and friends to get together and they also say, it is not the things that matter in life and how we should be thankful every day, then you see the same people out the next day doing the complete opposite.

Are people so dependent on materialism? I think so and I know so. When it is evident that some people in the world do not have anything, that they are in absolute desperation, but still manage and continue to survive and when there are people that are just barely getting by.

Another part of all this Black Friday ridiculousness is that, people line up for hours and days in front of retail stores just so that they can get their hands on a stinking product first and so that they can brag on their social media news feeds and to their family and friends on saying “Hey I got this awesome big screen TV”, or this awesome new cell phone or whatever else. They will stand and freeze and do anything they can to get their hands on anything regardless of weather conditions and whatever else. I think that is absolutely absurd and sad on many levels.

I would rather go shopping when I absolutely need something. I don’t go shopping for the sake of going shopping and blow all my money on unnecessary things.

Some people’s actions are selfish and acting like children starting unnecessary fights in retail stores just for the sole purpose of buying something where you can get it another day. Some people will get injured, have cuts, and get arrested and thrown out of stores. People get tackled, pushed, shoved, bud in line, swear at people, throw punches at each other just so that they can have materialistic satisfaction no matter what cost. It is not only immature behavior┬ábut disgusting as well.

People have to stop this utter stupidity. All people are doing is making corporations richer and these corporations are attracting sales so people dig into their pockets further. These are business tactics so that people can rush to the stores and cause all this attention and ruckus. So ridiculous. Some people have become so spoiled, that they don’t even care. Be content and satisfied with what you have.

What is your opinion on all of this?
Have you witnessed it?

I Only Exist To People When They Need Something From Me

Isn’t it funny how the human interaction works? Isn’t it crazy how things have turned out to be, and existing in some people’s lives only when needed? I have been through heck and back for that. People do not realize how bad it is to use people for their own benefit and nothing to show for. It is not nice at all to put someone to the side when they are not needed. It is not a good feeling at all, and I have been through it a lot and I have experienced a lot of people tossing me to the side. It has happened so much to me, that I never really noticed it until recently. Because when people have a good heart, when people are raised with good values, that is something that people never say no to or hardly ever say no. I know I have brought this topic up a lot about being used and everything, but nobody can really tire of hearing it, because it is an eye opener. Never be afraid to say no, and if they decide to not to want to talk to you or involve you in their lives, then so be it. You don’t need people in your life that will use you, and abuse your good nature and go on with their lives. It is not a nice thing to do. People need to start learning that material growth is not always going to get people anywhere and I do not like materialistic people who just need things and don’t care about people. Time to say no and time to pick yourself up and realize that this world has become greedy with some greedy people. Not cool at all. Save yourself a lot of hurt and only put those people in your life who actually are worth being part of it without materialism and being used. All the best in your relationships!