Why do the French tolerate grocery store closures on Sunday?

I think we tolerate it because it is not so bad to have one day a week without buying some stuff and queuing at the cashier.

Very few people actually go to church. Personally, I go to the market to buy fresh  vegetables, meet friends and neighbors, have a coffee in a little cafe and take time to take the (slow) beat of the place I live.

Then I just cook, eat some good food and spend some time with my friends and family.

Do I really need to go to a supermarket then?

This text was originally published in quora.

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