I recall, as a naive youngster, assuming that advertising was just a way of persuading us to choose a particular brand when we needed a specific item. Fast-forward a decade and I became increasingly aware of how many things I’d purchased that I really didn’t need, occasionally didn’t even want, and sometimes had never actually used.
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