People all over the US are gearing up for one of our biggest holidays:
But let’s be honest…
Our tradition of “giving thanks” (regardless of the truth of Thanksgiving or the reality of what pilgrims actually experienced) has been hijacked by corporations who exploit strong emotional triggers to get you to spend every last penny on low-quality goods.
We’ll see lines (probably starting today) taking form at big-box retailers, news segments of grandmas being trampled over in wally world, and many mid-income families blowing money they don’t have.
(how’s that for some holiday cheer?)
I remember when these hot sales lasted only for day, and the best sales only went on for the first hour or two…
Which caused mass hysteria at your local CompUSA.
Since these big sales are “limited time only”, it causes a change in the human mind that inspires action by leveraging one of the most powerful psychological buttons known to man: