Baerbel Haddrell wrote:
The problem is, when people look at descriptions for example at Amazon they read the text and it does not even occur to them that this is not necessarily the final version. Without reading the Trek BBS and Psi Phi, I wouldn`t even know that such catalogues exist.
That doesn't change a thing. Caveat emptor
is an idea that's been around for millennia, which you can tell from the fact that it's in Latin. It applies in every
transaction. Consumers should have the sense to be skeptical of everything they're considering spending money on, regardless of what it is. That's just a basic, universal principle of life.
Besides, anyone who's used Amazon.com for any length of time should already know better than to trust it.