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Memories of the 28th Century

Miscellaneous thoughts about miscellaneous matters

  1. Targetting Older People

    by , 04-06-2022 at 12:10 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    I have noticed that advertisers seem to have no respect for the intelligence and knowledge of people of retirement age and older. The products advertised for seniors assume that the seniors are either in poor health or mentally retarded. And I canít forget that woman with the creaky voice who tells us that she has fallen and canít get up.

    There must be people who buy such things, but they probably were taken in by fraudulent advertising when they were younger also, so they probably ...
  2. Freedom of Speech

    by , 08-15-2015 at 03:46 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    All countries that even pretend to have democratic institutions have freedom of expression, freedom of speech and freedom of the press, and that includes the right to be able to use billboards, radio and television, the internet, etc. and to contract with publishers to carry advertisements for oneís preferred issues, candidates, or whatever in newspapers, magazines, electronic media, etc. This is quite straightforward, but there are people who seem to think that such freedom of expression is not ...