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Boycotts: Do They REALLY Work?

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by wpe3bql, May 21, 2015.

  1. wpe3bql

    wpe3bql Member

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    We've all probably received stuff from various places urging to boycott a certain company or product or service.

    Do any of you honestly believe such boycotts actually work?
     
  2. annsni

    annsni Administrator
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    Probably not but at least I don't feel I am contributing to that thing which offends me. I won't buy Girl Scout cookies nor will I have anything to do with them. Does it make a difference to them that Ann from NY doesn't buy their cookies? Probably not but at least at the end of the day I can say "I didn't support them with my money."
     
  3. SaggyWoman

    SaggyWoman Active Member

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    I don't think they necessarily work, but I do sometimes "boycott" or choose not to partake for lots of different personal reasons. Like those "dum dum" candies. I hate those and refuse to eat and buy because of the name.

    I think in the big picture, life happens and many things suffer their own demise.
     
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