It appeared the stunt of "killing" off top celebrities from social networking spheres would easily garner $1 million in a day or two. But after 24 hours, the flow of dollars began to slow. That became a catalyst for fodder.
There is something that rubs me the wrong way with the phrase, "buy life." By turning a life into a commodity and by making a text message or a T-shirt with a bar code the currency, it seems a bit demeaning.
In the same way that we bailed out the financial institutions as an matter of emergency, we can eradicate extreme poverty for a fraction of the price. And thereby make terrorism and hatred toward the U.S. a thing of the past.