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Marginal Thinking in "Dumb and Dumber"
by Dirk Mateer `

In this short scene, two dim-witted pals accidentally open a briefcase full of money, start spending it by writing IOUs, and after spending most of it, money becomes so inconsequential that they end up using it as tissue to whip their noses. Great example of the diminishing utility of money and an excellent starting point for a discussion on consumption and progressive taxation.

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Marginal Thinking in "Dumb and Dumber" by Directed by: Peter Farrelly and Bobby Farrelly, Produced by: Brad Krevoy, Steven Stabler, Charles B. Wessler, Bobby Farrelly, and Gerald Olson (1994) Two dim-witted pals accidentally open a briefcase full of money and fail to realize its value. Eventually we see them using dollar bills as tissue for a runny nose.