Buyer Beware: Everything Is A Trade

How much of your life are you trading for things that aren’t important to you?

There’s no such thing as a free lunch. Indeed, there’s no such thing as a “free.” Anything you have and anything you’ve done was traded, by you, for something else that you don’t have and didn’t do. Even if your old friend Joey picks up the tab for lunch, you’ve traded your time. An hour spent at lunch with Joey instead of that same hour spent doing anything else you could conceivably have been doing. Whether or not that was a…