Thursday, December 6, 2012

The Power of Suggestion

I'm sure it happens to all of us...

You hear a song, and it sticks in your head for days.

The same can be said of images.

One of my co-workers recently said when she hears the phrase "fiscal cliff." she's reminded of The Price is Right's "Cliffhanger" game.  You know the one-- a yodeler goes up the mountain, only to crash over the side if your guess is way off.

There are similarities between the "fiscal cliff" and the game.  In both cases, if you lose, you go home with nothing.

On a serious note, just about everyone agrees that going over the "fiscal cliff" is bad.  Yet, there is considerable evidence to indicate it's going to happen at the end of the year.  Nothing gets done in Washington, and it's one of the reasons why people are so angry and cynical.