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Old 04-07-07, 09:24 PM
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Originally Posted by nobrainer440
Not for some people. Some people like other people to know they're wealthy. I believe the term is "conspicuous consumption," and it has a strong market in pretty much every area of American life.

That, combined with OCP, ensures that carbon is here to stay.
I had to read Thorstein Veblen's Theory of the Leisure Class so I have an idea of the term. I just wish manufacturers would make products for another market niche: beginner-intermediate racers with not too much money to throw away and currently have huge school loans. For this niche, I would love to see cheaper (but relatively ligh) stuff replacing CF.
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