Kids are particularly susceptible to believing in things that aren't true, due to their creative nature and active imaginations. For example, a writer in New York City once believed no women were allowed in Canada because his father said that they were taking a boys-only trip to Canada. Reader, when that young writer crossed the border into Canada and saw there were, indeed, women in Canada, he was distraught.

But this is easily not the craziest thing a child has believed. Parents feed their children white lies all the time so as to shield the child from the truth of the matter. Your parents may very well have done this to you.

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The times, they are a-changin'. And it seems as though they constantly are a-changin', at a dizzying pace so much so that it's almost impossible to keep up with the changing tides and trends.

In those changing times and trends are a host of products that have shown up with different price points, dramatically throughout human existence. Such as lobster. Lobster used to be cheap, poor man's food--but now, it's one of the most expensive delicacies you'll find on any menu.

So what else that was once the cornerstone of cheap living is now inaccessible?

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We live in a time where we are critically re-examining how we pay workers. After a two-year-long pandemic where some low-income and "unskilled" jobs were deemed "essential," we now must put our money where our mouth is.

For too long in the world have incredibly important jobs been overlooked or else outright maligned. Teachers in the USA make some of the least money, career-wise, and have some of the hardest jobs. Dancers pay to put their bodies through hell with no guarantee of paid work after training.

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At every corner in this country, you hear of another labor-related horror story. Stagnant wages, parasitic business practices, and the ever-changing landscape of the United States under capitalism has led to some very questionable labor practices among bosses, and the stories are insane.

Working hours without a break, or in unsafe conditions, or for no pay for several weeks have become commonplace stories, which is sad. People who are trying to make their living simply get way way more than they bargained for.

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Ketchup on ice cream?! Tomato and banana sandwich? Ketchup and mayonnaise in between two slices of bread? The horrors of food combinations are unmet, unsettling, and unbeatable.

You may have that friend who eats pizza with a fork, or who doesn't like chocolate, or who insists on eating the same three meals every single day. Humans can be very picky about their food. Their pickiness can often result in some... questionable choices, at best.

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