I'm confused. Is Rita's going to run over and abduct Trolley Car patrons, transport them to their new store, and force them to eat water ice? If not, how are they stealing anything? Another, less hysterical way of looking at it is they're offering customers a choice. Either customers will find the Trolley Car interesting and unique, and appreciate the quality, or they won't. It's called choice. There's a McDonald's in Chestnut Hill, too. That's sure killed off the restaurant scene there, hasn't it. Oh, wait. No, it hasn't. Chestnut Hill Coffee exists a block and a half away from Starbucks. How could you be against this?
Originally Posted by Zeppoloveskafka
No, the real dumbing down of our society is when you don't give people options and choices. Just spoon feed them what you think is good and right. Why give them reasons to think for themselves?
I'm not saying that it's some horrible idea, but just one more step in the dumbing down of our society.
Jesus died for somebody's sins, but not mine.