On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver showed how multi-level marketing schemes can dupe people by making huge promises, rarely delivering on them, and leaving True Believers™ in shambles. When you understand how they work, it’s not surprising that participants — like your Facebook friends who insist you buy their energy drinks or makeup — exhibit a lot of the same zeal as religious evangelists.
Critical thinking doesn’t just apply to faith. Now do your part by sharing this with five friends. #ThisIsAPyramidScheme