Re: ECON: Advertising

Harvey Newstrom (
Tue, 26 Jan 1999 20:42:50 -0500

> Harvey writes:
> >Most of the free-thinkers on this group and in the Libertarian Party
> >like to blast the mainstream public for being sheep, following the herd,
> >and doing what they're told.
> That's a far cry from the claim that commercial advocacy somehow "makes"
> people buy things, or creates out of thin air a desire for some product.

You are confusing my claim (first above) with someone else's claim (second above). My claim is true. The other claim is bogus. They are indeed far apart.

Harvey Newstrom <>
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