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Me too. I rail against advertising incessantly on here, but I really think it's far nearer to the core of the issue than a lot of people think.

Even a lot of anti-ad folk are like "just make them less intrusive and it'll be fine". No, that's just an extra annoyance. Ads are, at their very essence, incredibly bad.




Just did some number crunching and it appears Holland spends roughly half as much on advertising per capita than the US.

http://www.statista.com/statistics/272314/advertising-spendi...




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