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Why Is There Financing for Everything Now?

27 days ago   |   By The Atlantic

This article was published online on December 15, 2020. Everyone is born a mark, and you have to hope you wise up from there. Getting purposefully and repeatedly fooled is one of the fundamental experiences of childhood-by peekaboo, by Santa Claus, by the idea that you'll grow a watermelon in your tummy if you swallow the seeds. The more kids realize they've been fooled, first by caregivers doing some good-natured baby trickery and then by peers at school, the wiser they theoretically get to situations in which they should be wary. When high school spits kids out into adulthood, they'd...
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