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sesquipedality From: sesquipedality Date: October 26th, 2008 05:40 pm (UTC) (Link)
£100,000 may be a miniscule advertising budget, but it's enough money to run a medium sized CAB or small charity like the Open Rights Group for a year or more.

It's up to people what they give their money for, but to me at least, there seem to be many other worthy causes out there in more desperate need of financial support.

And I'd say the same goes for advertising the Alpha Course or verses from the BIble.
addedentry From: addedentry Date: October 26th, 2008 08:54 pm (UTC) (Link)
"Worthy causes" trump anything else you care to spend money on.
sesquipedality From: sesquipedality Date: October 26th, 2008 11:36 pm (UTC) (Link)
For all I know, a large gig or football game costs about that much to produce too. I'm not objecting to the idea that people choose to spend their money on something other than the social good, so much as the idea that it's OK because £100,000 is small beer in terms of national ad campaigns.

This just seems like such a pointless empty gesture to me.
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