Honestly, fuck philanthropists
Anything a philanthropist could possibly give you as a gift
You deserved to take it from them by rights
everytime someone helps me or gives me a gift, I seethe – they took away the opportunity from me to make their nervous system writhe in immeasurable agony, to crush their bones and take that thing they would have given me by force
@niplav You seem like a fun person. And of course you’re missing the point. David Graeber’s “Debt” isn’t a perfect book but you might find it helpful to consider his ideas about charity and feudal deference
@ghost_bird thanks, I found graebers thoughts about bullshit jobs really interesting, I'll bump up Debt on my to read list
I think there might be an ethical instead of an empirical disagreement here, though
@bgcarlisle I can recommend the book “Winners Take All” if you want some more material to seethe over, there.
@bgcarlisle awww thanks for giving this school a huge donation, I feel like that comes from the taxes you don't pay!
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