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Companies who lie

I don't believe...

  • Oil companies who tell us they like it when we use less energy.
  • Cigarette companies who tell us we should quit.
  • People who sell us a guaranteed wealth generating system. If their system worked they would keep it to themselves.
  • Pharmaceutical companies who say they are looking for a cure. The money is in treatment, not cure.
  • Any diet pill ad that uses the word "metabolism". They always say "combined with proper diet and exercise." If you had proper diet and exercise, you wouldn't need the pill.
  • Car companies that introduce 35 mile per gallon cars as fuel-efficient. We had more fuel-efficient cars in the 70s.
  • Any chemical that keeps fruit "looking fresh". I want my fruit to be fresh!

I do believe...

  • An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
  • Early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
  • A penny saved is a penny earned.


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