just that the TV commercial looks back at you through the TV and the TV follows you around everywhere, wherever you go, whatever you do, taking note of everything to get to know every single detail about you, every interest, every prejudice, every weakness of yours, to get to know you like no person, no matter how close to you does, like not even yourself do to use that information to influence you most effectively to the TV channel’s and the advertiser’s advantage, to manipulate you, to sell this information about you to other companies like insurances who use the power that this knowledge provides over you to extract every last cent of money from you, to sell you.

  • @Merulox
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    010 months ago

    It seems I’m stupid because I don’t understand what you imply when you say advertising medicine is immoral

    • @[email protected]
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      710 months ago

      Because people shouldn’t be convinced to take a medicine based on good marketing. They should get advice from a good source like a doctor.

      • @Merulox
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        110 months ago

        Ohh, right, I see, thank you

    • @madcaesar
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      510 months ago

      It’s illegal in Europe for example. Because it’s big pharma basically pushing unnecessary drugs on people.