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Old 08-11-2010, 10:00 PM   #65 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Old Tele man View Post's Faith-based fuel just gotta "...believe..." man!
AKA 'animal magnetism' or Mesmerism. It has a hypnotic effect on those who are looking for magic panaceas.

The allure here is as old as 'snake oil' and 'patent medicine'. Funny how the 'amazing magnet discovery' sales pitch only appears when gas prices are high and consumers become desperate for relief.

"There's a sucker born every minute. " - P.T. (Cruiser?) Barnum
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