Avoiding The Boulders Of Financial Destruction [Mr. Tako Escapes] – “Higher consumer prices however, do tend to be sticky. We won’t be going back to 2019 prices anytime soon. Once your utility bill goes-up for example, it doesn’t go back down. The same goes for rental rates and housing prices. They tend to rise and ‘stick’ to those higher prices due to a variety of societal factors.” Up like a rocket, down like a feather, as they say.
Teller Reveals His Secrets [Smithsonian] – “Nothing fools you better than the lie you tell yourself. David P. Abbott was an Omaha magician who invented the basis of my ball trick back in 1907. He used to make a golden ball float around his parlor. After the show, Abbott would absent-mindedly leave the ball on a bookshelf while he went to the kitchen for refreshments. Guests would sneak over, heft the ball and find it was much heavier than a thread could support. So they were mystified. But the ball the audience had seen floating weighed only five ounces. The one on the bookshelf was a heavy duplicate, left out to entice the curious. When a magician lets you notice something on your own, his lie becomes impenetrable”
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