It taxes, which can only be paid in USD, which gives the dollar its inherent value. There exists in this country a debt which every person must pay and which can only be satisfied with USD, otherwise you end up in jail. If the government spent in without taxing in that same currency, nobody would accept them as payment.
I agree with you on many levels. The anger and drama that surrounds this hobby is kind of sickening, on the other hand, all signs point to this current sneaker bubble will be popping soon. Also I think your point that building a personality and culture off of capitalism and corporate brainwashing is kind of lost on a large group of sneaker fans.
Disney Princess has become bigger than Walt Disney ever dreamed when his struggling studio took a huge gamble to make its first princess movie, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” Some 60 years later after just six years developing new Disney Princess films, videos, CDs, toys, house wares, electronics, and other merchandise Disney Princess has grown to become Disney’s most popular brand, overtaking Winnie the Pooh and the company’s iconic mascot, Mickey Mouse. Six years ago, the princesses generated $100 million in sales. Now Disney Princess merchandise is sold in 90 countries, and it has earned $3.4 billion since its launch..
Even just last month, Harper received the largest ever endorsement deal for a baseball player, according to Darren Rovell of ESPN. The deal with Under Armour is set to last for 10 years and includes stock in the company. To the casual baseball observer, Harper is an infinitely more recognizable name and face, an aspect that cannot be discounted when it comes to his value to a franchise..
This rule doesn’t seem to apply to the vast majority of top posts on this sub. Apparently saying “404 not found lol” or “welcome to my localhost haha” is progammer humour. This sub used to have original and funny content, now it’s become a facebook page for karma farming.
I said PTSD isn’t just your brain latching on to something. PTSD is associated with physical changes in the brain and chemical changes in the brain after a traumatic event. Simplifying it by saying it is just your brain latching on to something, so you can use that explanation to justify some other point is what I was objecting..
Simplicity and uniformity. I think the brilliance of it was that everyone wasn some over the top character with crazy moves and armor and you basically can die until you use all your abilities. You were a plain, humanoid character, who had a small set of abilities, generic looking crafted weapons and armor, female characters didn have tits flying all over the place, etc.