To most people, your job is your life or a very significant part of your life.  Survey after survey supports that view.  Common sense tells us it must be true.  We see that in the case of Shirley Sherrod.  Fired for no good reason as part of  a huge misunderstanding.  Her employer, the US Department

 Racism is often just below the surface in our society.  A black woman admits that she felt some antipathy toward a white farmer.  She learned from her own racism and grew from it.  Yet, her story is used to fan the flames of white fear.  See story.  Shirley Sherrod discussed her first case working