Saturday, April 21, 2012
"In the Presence of Fear", it has made me discover an entire new outlook on how a vairety of things have changed over time throughout society. a subject that I feel that has changed my own community are the small town shops. Wal-Mart has taken over the city, resulting in a negative outcome for those small businesses. There are many problems with this, such as traditional views for families and not being able to provide for their loved ones. I feel that obtaining your own small town shop can be desribed as a trade, skill and art. It's a trade because it is most likely past down from family history. It's a skill to keep the business open, and from competing with other stores that may be larger and have a abundance of supplies. Also, its an art, because not a lot of small town shops still exist, and over time has become a beauty to those in and out of the community. This is valuable for two reasons, it allows tradition to be continued and teaches a lesson to those who are younger in the community that we should spend our money locally to keep the town alive. Small town shops allow families job opportunities.