An Opinion from a Concerned Citizen:

My purpose in sharing is to make a Teachable Moment from these paragraphs in the relevant murder stories of 2021 in sweet home Chicago, IL and around the globe:

[ Emotionally intelligent people realize that almost nobody else sees the world from exactly their perspective. 
Sometimes that's fine, but other times -- say, for example, when you're the $10-million-a-year CEO of one of the world's largest corporations -- it's up to you to make the extra effort.
Kempczinski admits right up front that he didn't do that here: ]

I strongly disagree with the person who used this horrific comment from one of the USA'S corporate titans to promote their book on Emotional Intelligence. Based on this article titled [ With 5 Short Words, the CEO of McDonald's Just Displayed a Complete Lack of Emotional Intelligence ],
words-ceo-of-mcdonalds-just-displayed-a-complete-lack-of-emotional-intelligence.html

I could not recommend downloading their " free self-help tome". Given that the opportunity Mc Donald's CEO was given ( on a proverbial "silver platter" to grieve a community's loss of two of its most priceless possessions-- school age children and citizens of the country, state, and City of my birth-- Chicago, IL, USA-- ), every single word mattered.

What CEO Chris Kempczinski ( he/him) freely chose to share in an extremely creepy and "just between you and me but off-the-record" manner revealed him to be a " hard-hearted-Hannah, the vamp(-ire) from Savannah, GA ( a.k.a. Mc Donald’s World Headquarters in downtown Chicago, IL). In this case, the world should be far more concerned that he clearly believed he was speaking from his heart, mind, and soul from a perenially uber-financially secure toxic white European male point of view. The intentional legacy of everything the people of Earth have suffered up to 2021 has given us a unique period of time where the storied-and-or-monied elites are ready, willing, and able to reveal that the pejorative label "Ignorant White Trash" fits them as snugly as deceased expert trial attorney Johnnie Cochran’s glove helped secure his high-profile client’s acquittal.

Let me be crystal clear here: CEO Chris Kempczinski = Ignorant White Euro-Trash. Intoxicated with his ( totally false and likely delusional) superiority based soley on his economic status, he chose to speak after choosing to ignore the tragedy in the loss of two unarmed children by use of deadly weapon force ( a.k.a., guns). Stunningly, we the public are asked to accept and pardon the fact that his first response was to blame the dead childrens' parents for the deaths of their children.

https://abcnews.go.com/US/caught-suspects-wanted-fatal-shooting-year-jaslyn-adams/story?id=77297981
https://www.reuters.com/world/us/chicago-release-video-police-shooting-13-year-old-boy-2021-04-15/

Here is CEO Chris Kempczinski's response to the violent shooting death of innocent children:

[[ Activists eventually used a Freedom of Information Act request to learn what he said to her. In what turned out to be the most important part, Kempczinski's texts read like this:

"p.s. tragic shootings in last week, both at our restaurant yesterday and with Adam Toldeo [sic]. With both, the parents failed those kids which I know is something you can't say. Even harder to fix."

I've italicized the five key words: "the parents failed those kids." ]]

WAS THIS VERIFED RESPONSE Off-the-cuff, first-mind, off- brand(?), off-branded-message-and-McDonalds' Corporate Mission(?) ? Absolutely, unequivicably, YES! What does it say about the privately held thoughts( and prayers?) of intelligent, "high functioning" melanin- challenged cis-hetero white toxic males? Yet another of a relentless string of vocal and economically and politically connected Harvard University graduates (read, "products").
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Kempczinski

As an educator, theologian, trained Behavioral Interventionist, and lifelong advocate for parents, children, and learners of all ages, I think we need to ASAP take a closer look at who is choosing and matriculating through Harvard University and how they consistently appear to rise to positions of power. Their so-called "brightest and best" are always too far removed from the consequences of their leadership decisions. Too often, what they think, say, and do in their post-graduate lives is banal and deadly. Has anyone ever calculated how many millions? billions? of people they directly impact as role models, directors, corporate titans, and educational leaders in the letters, arts and sciences?

Where is any one of Sacha Baron Cohen's skilled interviewers to resume the needed work of revealing the uncensored thoughts and prayers of the wealthy and powerful and leaders at all levels of American society? I am beginning to understand that the apparent side-effects of severe melanin deficiency include, but are never limited to the following:
- no observeable or measurable levels of human empathy
- A predisposition to cognitive dissonance
- Chronic and debilitating addiction to legal prescription drugs
- shaming
- bullying
- blind loyalty
- persistent self-loathing, fear, and doubt
- propensity to lash out
- habitual automatic blaming and shaming/ scapegoating
- use of literacy as a weapon against the common good, public education, housing, and the general welfare
- mendacity and miserliness for everyone outside of their families of birth
- libertarian opulence for themselves to the exclusion of everyone else
- tolerance of consistent cruelty to " friends" and or total strangers.
- ability to accept mass death in exchange for unbridled economic growth
- support, tolerance, and promotion of racism, misogyny, fear, hatred, and doubt

Nevertheless, to whom much has been given, much is, fairly or unfairly, expected of all humans leading one or many more other humans. While we still have the freedom a luxury to live, move, and have our being, we, the people must hold our leaders (and
rolemodels-by-virtue-of-wealth-we-worked-to-provide-for-them)
ACCOUNTABLE FOR THEIR BEHAVIORAL CHOICES. Clearly, our childrens lives, our very futures hang precariously in the balance.

Is it possible to boycott the golden arches every other week between now and 1.1.2022? That just might be enough to refrain from:
1.) demanding the resignation of CEO Chris Kempczinski, and
2.) A global 2 week boycott of the chain between Christmas and New Years Eve.

Finally, what happens when the owner-operators of Ronald Mc Donald's House disrespect parents AND their children? Are their any logical consequences for CEO Chris Kempczinski? Can the USA stop all the drama and waste of energy around CRT long enough to rid us of those who would fatten sheep for slaughter in exchange for a Combo meal?
#McDonaldsNeedsaMakeoverIn2021

(C) Vernon Nickerson Schoolcoach 2021. All rights reserved.

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Vernon Nickerson

STOP ASSESS FACILITATE EDUCATE/EVOLVE/ EFFECT PERMANENT PEACE I Also am a minority advocate for humans choosing to be unconditionally loving. Be S.A.F.E.