Monopoly®, Legos® and American world dominance (Part 1)

10 Jan

 

Monopoly®, Legos® and American world dominance (Part 1)

 

I was probably 9 years old the first time I was exposed to half the secret of ensuring the economic future of many Americans. In a hotel room in Germany, a friend pulled out the box. Supposely a game, Monopoly made no sense to me. Quickly labeled boring, the board was quickly abandoned by the younger ones for more entertaining diversions, like hide and seek, and legos.