Money Illusion of a Rainbow Pot of Gold

There are many money illusions, and some come from fables and tales twice told or more! As children we often learn the tale of a pot of gold waiting for us at the end of the rainbow, and if we can simply get to the end of the rainbow the pot is there for us to claim. Wow, what a money illusion - lol!

Have you ever heard of anyone actually reaching the end of the rainbow and locating the pot of gold? Perhaps it's only the luck of a leprechaun to have such a privilege as finding a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow? I dunno, but what I do know is that it is essentially another example of a money illusion, and I'm not counting on locating a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow to add to my retirement portfolio - lol.

It may however be a surprise to you to learn that there is actually no end to a rainbow! That would of course mean there would not be a pot of gold waiting there for us! There goes the explanation as to why we've never heard of anyone claiming a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow!

In regards to there being no end to the rainbow, I'm quoting Steve Pool, one of our weather guys here in the Seattle area. Rainbows appear when there's moisture and we get a heck of a lot of rain here, so I figured Steve Pool would know!

Hmm, in that we get quite a bit of rain that would increase our odds around here for more rainbows with pots of gold, wouldn't it? Hey - I thought we resolved that issue! There is no pot of gold at the end of the rainbow so it must just be a pot of gold money illusion created by a leprechaun who didn't have a job, was broke and had too much time on his hands? That's an entirely different story in itself, I'm sure.

In that rainbows have no end I suppose that explains why the fable of a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow keeps going around the world endlessly.

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