CALL OF DUTY…TRASHING ONE & TAKING SERIOUS ANOTHER

I read this today in the Wall Street Journal

 

Activision’s ‘Call of Duty’ Sets Sales Record

 

Activision Blizzard Inc. said the newest title in its popular Call of Duty franchise became the biggest entertainment launch of the year for the fourth year in a row, generating more than $500 million in worldwide retail sales in the first 24 hours of its release, according to market research company Chart-Track.”

Folks, that’s a half a billion dollars IN ONE DAY, for some of the most gruesome violence that is portrayed apart from real life.

 

What’s sad is that both young people and grown adults play this alike. And what’s even sadder is that Christians play this.


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NO APOLOGY , NO JOB…Way to go Apple!

The words of Benjamin Franklin are amazing and true….

“Never ruin an apology with an excuse.” 

 

 

My pet peeve are people who don’t own it.  If you did it, apologize. We all make mistakes but not everyone knows how to apologize.

 

Yesterday’s article in the WSJ (10/30.12 “Apple Executive Exits Over Dispute on Map App”) in the business section is a great reminder of what happens when you don’t walk in humility and apologize.  You can even lose your job as an Apple executive did.


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