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We are bombarded with thousands of marketing messages daily
In this era where we are bombarded daily with commercials on television, radio, billboards, through email, not to forget the flyers slipped under the car’s wiper blades while shopping at the mall, it’s no surprise that so many of us find ourselves endlessly in debt to the services and products offered by others. How can we refuse, when we’re baited with the juicy orange carrot of ’0% APR’ up to a certain amount or for a specified time, or ‘no money down’ and ‘easy installments’ of just so much per month?
We are bombarded with advertisements pushing delicious looking, fat filled, and obesity producing food in our faces every single day. We hear it on the radio; see it on TV and on billboards and even in newspapers. We go on a diet and try to totally turn our eating habits around. We go from eating hamburgers, French fries, pizza, hot dogs, and other junk to eating lettuce and drinking water. If we are really disciplined we make it a week or so. But like most people, we are back to our old habits within days. The change is just too drastic and makes it next to impossible for us to stick to our diets.