Me: Im getting into gardening lately
Colleague: You can make a lot of money landscaping you know
Me: No I mean like fruit and veg
C: Ah to sell?
Me: No for me and to give away to my neighbours
C: So how are you making money from it?
Me: No, its a hobby and a way to provide for people
C: Yeah but you should really be thinking how to monetise it
Me: I dont think I can continue to talk to you anymore
@ackthrice right but have you considered turning your passion into a joyless obligation that you depend on until you resent having to do it?
I'm seeing a few new people cautiously say things like "let's enjoy this place before the bad people get here" and I just want to say:
Don't worry! They're already here! But thanks to the heroic work of your instance moderators and admins, you will never see them. And if they do show up then your mods will get rid of them: unlike Twitter, the reporting functions here are reviewed by real people who don't care about turning a profit, and instead focus on enforcing community guidelines
Ciel. ETX. 22. they/them. I stand for radical love, radical acceptance, and radical inclusion!
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