Steven D. Levitt's Freakonomics

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Chapter three (Why do drug dealers still live with their moms?) of Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner focused a lot on the life of a drug dealer, and why/how they live the way they do. Although in the beginning of the chapter it did talk about homelessness in the United States. Back in the 1980’s, it was said that 1 in every 100 people were homeless. It was also said that 45 homeless people died every second. It all ended up being not true, but that is just how many figures work. Overdramatizing a number/statistic to make it sound more drastic. Just like Listerine did in the 1920’s. The company started a stigma over bad breath and then saw their revenue increase drastically. Later on, it talks about a man named Sudhir

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