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It's not altruistic. It's business. Faking concern for profit.

Adapting:

"It's not personal. It's business."

To:

"It's not altruistic. It's business."

Fake concern for profit. Or profit from fake concern.

But invest in personality coaches so that you don't crack up with laughter when explaining your fake concern in public. Learn to keep a straight face. Seek tips from a winning poker player.

I admire the successful traveling snake oil salesmen and women. They found niches to exploit for profit without caring for their perceived mission because great marketers can easily bamboozle the rubes. That's either talent or an acquired skill. And if it's not agreeable, it's at least admirable.

I have no problem with someone making a buck. That's why it was hypocritical for the government to shutdown or harass alleged psychic Miss Cleo. You probably remember her TV commercials, 'Call me now!'

In 2002, the FTC charged the company's owners and Harris' promoters, Steven Feder and Peter Stotz, with deceptive advertising ...

Deceptive advertising? Isn't that redundant? I thought advertising was about deception.

If deceptive advertising was a real problem, then TV would be nearly ad-free, the cable news networks would have to shutdown, and politicians could not advertise during elections.

- #advertising - #marketing - #politics - #activism - #moronism - #blog_jr

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