2.9. The Overrated Word of The Month – Thankful

While you’re gearing up for your big Thanksgiving feast this coming Thursday, I thought you’d appreciate some fun and exciting reading material. I’m all about the giving.

Want to read about how the awesome pilgrims came and broke bread and brought peace and love to those crazy heathens:  Enjoy your pumpkin pie.

Unsure of how to spend your time during your Thanksgiving half-time game? Why not have another helping of sliced ham and candied yams?

Please, have another slice.

The nearly 300 million turkeys killed each year in the U.S. spend their entire lives crammed in large sheds with little room to move. Artificially inseminated and selectively bred to gain enormous amounts of weight, they suffer heart attacks, broken limbs, lameness, and death from their genetically-induced accelerated growth rate. – GentleThanksgiving.Org

Still hungry? While you sit around your table and bask in the aromas of turkey, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, baked hams, corn on the cob, candied yams, stuffing, and all of the cakes and pies your little heart could desire…

906,050,481 people are undernourished in the world at the time of this post. 

9,929,284 people have died of hunger this year. 

11,990 tons of food have been wasted in America TODAY.

Full? Oh, come on. You can handle one more bite.

Number of days this year people on social media networks consciously decide to say “Today, I am thankful for…” – 22.

That’s 344 days this year that the thankful game didn’t need to be played, apparently. Yes, this is a shout out to the funny Facebook people and their funny Facebook updates.

Okay, Okay…one more tiny, itty bitty bite.

You’ll say what you’re thankful for on Thursday and then cram yourself into a store, possibly cause bodily harm to a stranger, and feed into the materialistic obsession of this nation by marching your ass to all of the Black Friday sales just a few hours after you throw away the remnants… carcass…of that oh so yummy turkey.

Glad I could give in this time of gimmie gimmie gimmie and superficial gratitude.

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One comment on “2.9. The Overrated Word of The Month – Thankful

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