Citizens Gone Wild: Thinking for Yourself in an Age of Hype by George Zilbergeld

By George Zilbergeld

Electorate long past Wild is a realistic step by step advisor for a person drawn to pondering for themselves. during this step forward ebook, writer George Zilbergeld identifies, explains, and demonstrates twelve particular equipment of study that any one can use for serious pondering and choice making.

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It sets the price. Then it sets a higher price for a “moderately finished” piece of plywood. I, the manufacturer, want a higher price for the plywood, so I drill three holes in the end of a piece of plywood and call it a moderately finished piece of plywood and charge a higher price. Whether anyone actually uses the three holes is of no importance. The government has given a way to raise the prices. The buyer probably won’t care, as long as he can get a usable piece of plywood. Since a rigid price on a product usually results in a shortage, I will soon be able to sell all my pieces of plywood including the ones with three holes at a higher price than the government will wish.

S chief executive officer and chairman of the board from 1999 to 2006. His golden payday for committing colossal bad management will stun those who say there is no need for government regulation of big business. Most of us have a selection of idiot relatives who would be willing to drive a company into the ground for a lot less. Yet another fact with power: An estimated $92 billion a year is paid out in corporate welfare subsidies. 31 If you want to argue for medical insurance for everyone, and people say it is too expensive, you can tell them about the annual bailout.

What is the best way to slow down population growth? Using yourself as the case study, ask, • How many children did my grandparents have? • How many children do I want to have? • What are the differences that change this desire between my grandparents and myself? Is it rising income and education? Do you think these would have the same effect on others? Personal experience can make significant differences in how people relate to the world around them. A $5 bill looks a lot different to someone who has 45 46 Chapter Four lived in poverty all of her life and one who has a billionaire grandfather.

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