18 Ways Ads Have Warped Your World View

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Look, our readers aren't idiots. You all realize that advertisements are garbage nonsense. What you might not realize is how influential they are, in spite of that. A ton of the stuff we believe is directly molded by advertising, and a lot of it is wrong.

That's why MoroseGorilla suggested that our readers set the record straight about all the stuff you're getting wrong because of some dumb ad. Things like ...

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