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  •  "Should be possible" (0+ / 0-)

    The link I gave illustrated that even if that is possible, it isn't what was happening.

    Furthermore, you are still focused on the idea that everyone can buy books (and find books) the way you do. Not to mention ignoring the concept of actual ownership of a good, rather than the renting of an arrangement of words.

    •  You're assuming a totally inelastic mkt for books (1+ / 0-)
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      phenry

      I don't know what your evidence is that books, unlike almost all other optional purchases, don't have an elastic market -- that is, one where a reduction in prices causes an increase in sales.

      Bin Laden is dead. GM and Chrysler are alive.

      by leevank on Sun Mar 11, 2012 at 03:27:23 PM PDT

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