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The Eighth Tuesday We Talk About Money Summary

The next Tuesday, Albom shows Schwartz an article about media king Ted Turner. A quote from Turner reads, "I don't want my tombstone to read 'I never owned a network."' Albom wonders if Turner were in Schwartz's position, whether he would still care that he never owned a TV network. Schwartz laughs and says that it's all part of the same problem. People value the wrong things, and as a result, they lead disillusioned lives.

Schwartz claims that brainwashing is taking place all over the country. The media repeats things over and over until everyone simply believes it is true. More is good: more money, more property and more things. Average people are simply overwhelmed by it all until they no longer understand what is truly important.

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