Saw this conversation between two of our students last night and even though deep down I knew this all along, the truth of it was a punch to the gut. I needed this.
"Shouldn't Giving Tuesday happen before we spend all our money on Black Friday?"
Response: "We typically give AFTER we have made sure we have gotten everything we want. Our economy depends on this model. Not saying it's good, just that this is the way it usually is."