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Old 08-29-2012, 09:28 PM   #57
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Originally Posted by Steven Lyle Jordan View Post
I'm appalled by advertisements every day, trying to convince me that some crappy service or unhealthy burger is the bee's knees by throwing a cute actress at me. This is no different, AFAIK.
You don't see the difference between an ad and a review? Seriously? If Locke or any other "author" wants to buy advertising space, fine, go for it. The problem here is that the advertising is masquerading as someone's legitimate, critical judgment. It's a lie, a deliberate, out-and-out lie. It tells me both that the author is morally bankrupt and that the author has no faith in his or her own work. And I should turn around and support this charlatan because ...?
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