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Given that Black Friday is near, how do you reconcile your LBYM life with your ethics? I am thinking of WalMart in particular. We know they have low prices--but at what cost to the people who work there? How do you reconcile your desire to spend less money with your ethical considerations?

I am finding myself feeling rather guilty when I shop at WalMart--am I supporting sweatshop-like Chinese jobs and low American wages? Should I be paying more and going elsewhere to shop?

I'd like your thoughts. I realize that this is an individual decision and one size does not fit all, but where have you drawn that "line in the sand"?

As an example--I am looking at an iPad. WalMart has a sale Thanksgiving evening, $399 + a $75 WalMart gift card. Other stores have the $399 price, but not the gift card.

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