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Marketing number theory

I just posted a comment at TechDirt, and thought it was worth repeating here: As much as we scoff at the “$.99” thing, it works. But considering it’s near-universal application, our brains usually adjust for it, such that 9.99 registers … Continue reading

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Evil is what happens when good is lacking.

I used to think of good vs evil as two forces fighting each other, as seems to be the common portrayal. In a wonderful moment of science-meets-religion, I began to see it another way. A common analogy for good vs … Continue reading

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Blooper? Or mental block?

A little slice of comedy I made note of earlier in the month to post here. The Global Mail (July 6) gave some warnings to fairground wanderers: “it can vary anywhere from as simple as blisters and headaches all the way … Continue reading

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What comes around goes around: Don’t be a coupon fiend.

Lately I’ve been getting a lot of scanned coupons sent to me by friends and family via email. The latest example is a whole sheet of free Iced Lattes at McDonalds, which I doubt was intended by McDonalds that way … Continue reading

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The Triune Hierarchy

I watched a series called “The Truth Project“. The speaker raised some interesting points, but what really stuck with me was the concept he introduced of what I’ll call “The Triune Hierarchy”. Over the last few months, I’ve begun to see … Continue reading

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Sometimes you just gotta wing it…

I have all these articles I wanted to write but they remained in a continual state of incompletion. I wanted references and well developed  logic and all those literary niceties, but BAH! This is a blog. And it’s called epiphany BARRAGE! … Continue reading

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