“Goddammit,” – my one word catchphrase nowadays. Can’t have a decent open mind conversation without being ostracized and told “work, reproduce, and die off. The arts don’t contribute to anything useful in society.”
I think the appropriate quote to portray what I thought at that very moment is from Elie Wiesel’s book ‘Night,’ “I could have screamed in anger.” But I relented, so as to not become what the popular coined term “triggered” describes as easily offended on pedantic taken-out-of-context ideas.
Really, bro? What about your sports games? As entertainment, they’re technically considered art. What if those games were taken away because they distract you from your work ethic and were seen as “utterly useless” and all you had was your job? Oh, did I strike a nerve? Careful now, your passion is showing.
All I can do now is laugh at the ignorance.
And keep this in mind: