There is is a world of difference between naive and cynical. Between the two extremes is experience. It’s amazing the things we do when we were young and naive. Am I right?
I did some crazy things when I was young. Looking back, it’s hard to believe I drove home from college in a clunker of a car – a 1972 Beetle. My youthful exuberance didn’t break even after my 1970 AMC Hornet died during my move. I did this by myself in the days before cell phones were commonplace. You were lucky enough to have call boxes on the highway.
Today, I’m in a panic if I don’t have my cell phone. What a difference twenty years makes.
Buying a car is like hiring a general contractor.
I think we’d all agree that only a naive person would buy a car on the internet based price alone. Continue reading