Everyone’s trying to get rich, or bitching that they’re poor.
People no longer discuss art/music/culture, but their financial stability. Furthermore, money is the ultimate arbiter. If someone sells a lot of tickets or a lot of tracks or a lot of products you can’t say a negative thing about them. This coarsens our society.
Critical thinking is crucial to a healthy society.
Something can be successful and suck.
Conversely, it can be obscure and great.
If your first question is how do I make money, you shouldn’t be ……………