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Yeah, the thing I always got from The Lorax was, "See? This is why you need to renew your rare resources whenever possible. Look at what happened to this fool who failed to plan ahead - he's out of business now."

Exactly. :stuart:

I also really wished they'd make songs of praise for real businessmen. :whistle:

"Everybody needs a Thneed" fits Jobs like a glove he made products people didn't even know the'd love.

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He accepted unearned guilt. He was running a business, evidently on his own property, and doing very well. Why should he give a damn about some whiny mooching Lorax? His biggest mistake was letting that guy get to him, since apparently when his business closed he spent his years worrying and letting everything fall apart instead of reinvesting his gains into new opportunities and pursuing greater success. And to seal his total moral corruption, he righteously gives the seed to some stranger saying that they should be very diligent about doing everything they can do make the place more favorable for the Lorax and all his parasitic friends, at the expense of that stranger's own pursuit of success.

He also charged too little if he had so many buyers that he burned through his supply like that.

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He accepted unearned guilt. He was running a business, evidently on his own property, and doing very well. Why should he give a damn about some whiny mooching Lorax? His biggest mistake was letting that guy get to him, since apparently when his business closed he spent his years worrying and letting everything fall apart instead of reinvesting his gains into new opportunities and pursuing greater success. And to seal his total moral corruption, he righteously gives the seed to some stranger saying that they should be very diligent about doing everything they can do make the place more favorable for the Lorax and all his parasitic friends, at the expense of that stranger's own pursuit of success.

He was written by the guy who wanted to speak for the trees the writer didn't have or know the morality that the character needs.

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