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Controversial Views on Capitalism and Marketing

Published by: Nathan Fraser on 07-25-2016

Anarcho-Preneur Episode 031

Have you ever noticed how often marketing messages exploit your insecurities? It's like they know exactly what buttons to push, and they mash on 'em until you buy. How does that make you feel?

How about when you are suffering, and somebody tries to sell you something? How dare they try to make a quick buck off of your bad luck? Don't you hate it when that happens?

What a jerk. Am I right?!

What if I told you that was wrong?

What if I told you there was honor in exploiting people's insecurities. What if I told you that profiting from the pain of others could be virtuous? Would you call me crazy?

Well, that's exactly what I'm going to tell you. And here's the crazy part; by the end of this episode, you'll agree with me.

Don't believe me? Just listen. I dare you.

Keywords: marketing pain points insecurities profits over people mythes about capitalism

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