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  •  I don't speculate on causality (2+ / 0-)
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    Yasuragi, too many people

    but there exists an economic dynamic that goes roughly  fear-->product-to-alleviate-fear-->profit, and is pretty common as a business model.  Not that they put it in such a way in their written plan...but fear is an effective marketing tool.

    There are specific fears,  and there are undefined anxieties. Entrepreneurial inventiveness finds many ways to use them.

    (no, you didn't)

    don't always believe what you think

    by claude on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 03:42:57 PM PDT

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