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There's an interesting quote at the end of chapter 6 of Free to Choose by Milton Friedman. Unfortunately, I haven't got it in English right here, could anyone get the English version and add it here? Many thanks. --Bombastus 16:44, 3 January 2008 (UTC)


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  • Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.
  • All advertising advertises advertising.
  • In the Popular Media world of today over eating is dangerous, under eating is self-destructing and those who do neither simply complain that we see too much of both.
  • Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.
  • Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.
  • Advertising is legalized lying.