Let’s Stop Worshipping Businesses

My mother is a firm believer in Jesus Christ as her personal Lord and Savior. When she receives an unexpected windfall or a report of good health from her doctor, she says she has been blessed. When things are not going well, it is God testing her faith. Never, absolutely never, does she question any of the decisions by her personal Lord and Savior.

This is the relationship many Americans have with business.

Except for a contingent on the far left, local companies, major firms, and multinational corporations are revered in this country. Its CEOs…

--

--

--

Rod is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Old Dominion University. https://www.youtube.com/c/roderickgraham

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Why I Help Escort Women to the Doors of Kentucky’s Last Abortion Clinic

Did you know Amy Coney Barrett is the mother of seven children?

How Did I Miss That on July 29?

Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Matt Rudinski: Graphic Designer, Political Enthusiast, and Social Entrepreneur

Be a bridge: how changing the way you speak can heal America

Charlottesville As Living History

The Low Bar for Bernie Sanders

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Roderick Graham

Roderick Graham

Rod is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Old Dominion University. https://www.youtube.com/c/roderickgraham

More from Medium

The Hustle Lessons I Learned From My Father

Emily in Paris Stirs Controversy Over Stereotypes

I Won’t Watch Wheel of Time, and You Can’t Make Me

A bookshelf containing all 15 Wheel of Time books.

How “Defund the Police” Amplifies the Challenges Faced by the Children of Police Officers