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Merlin happy happy thanked Gator Blu's answer

The only time they are harmful is when a viewer thinks they are real. They are not. Some are scripted others are manipulated for the best ratings.

And shows like The Bachelor and The Bachelorette are based on someone's neediness. To me, to exploit that for people's entertainment is contemptible. Yet people watch.  And worse … Read more

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Merlin happy happy thanked Charles Davis' answer

Stealing from one, steals from everyone, Insurance goes up for everyone, so they can recoup their losses, steal from a store, they recoup by raising prices for theft, we all pay for it. Stores have to pay "loss prevention" employees to prevent theft, and we pay for them in the price of their goods passed … Read more

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Merlin happy happy answered JNicka Nicka's question

YES.  There are no 2 ways about it.  I normally would go into detail... But I feel so strongly about this, it would hurt you for me to put it words. Here's the soft version:

DO NOT even think about it... If you are tempted, DO NOT look at it... If you are dared to do … Read more