It finally arrived – the long awaited envelope. It had been well over a week since I had sent away for it – but my letter had to make it from New York to Arizona and then the response had to come all the way back.
I had found an ad in one of my “Fantasy and Science Fiction” magazines and had responded. Who wouldn’t answer this ad? It promised to send the person who clipped the ad a “secret” way to accumulate wealth without really having to do much of anything. It didn’t matter if you were young or old, a PhD or a high school drop out, the system would bring riches to whoever used it. It was the American dream – and the information would be sent absolutely free of charge.
Some people are motivated by theory and others by practical concerns. In my case, I wanted…
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