Stuff We Really Want vs. Stuff That’s Sold to Us

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It was back when the SUV that pseudo station wagon truck, became so popular, maybe the early 2000s, that I began to realize just how much marketing has to do with selling us stuff. Over and over again I heard and read that the reason d’etre for the unsafe, fuel hogging vehicle was because the “customer demands them.”