Inspired by every student whose told they can’t be an artist because it doesn’t “make enough money”.
People from middle and upper middle class can say these things and get away. People who don’t know what starting capital is can say these things. People who literally don’t know what its like to have nothing or to live in poverty can say these things.
You can’t follow your dreams without some start up cash from somewhere. And most people don’t have that. Like if money was no object and people could just ~live their dreams~ then why are there children starving in 1st world nations
It’s the social economic version of “just stop being depressed”
Actually reblogging again to add commentary:
"All you need is a house and food and a laptop".
And internet for the laptop. And electricity. And plumbing. And heat. And possibly has for your car. Oh and tabs and emissions if you have a car. Travel if you live away from family/friends or have a job that requires it but doesn’t pay for it.
And, hm, what else?
Medications. Doctor appointments. Replacement for things like canes and wheelchairs if they break and your insurance doesn’t cover it (oh, and if you’re self employed, you have to pay for insurance, too).
Not only is this super classist, it’s ableist as fuck.
YEAH. JUST. OPEN A FUCKING YARN SHOP. JUST DO IT.
JUST OPEN A YARN SHOP. JUST. WILL IT INTO EXISTENCE.
this fucking bullshit, who made this? good god.
Money may not buy happiness but you know what as a broke miserable black male in America, I can tell you honestly that I’d rather be rich and miserable than broke and miserable at least with money I can buy things to drown the misery if only for a little while
And there was an article or study somewhere that actually said YES, money can buy happiness, but only up to a certain point.
Because you’re happy if you’re not wondering where your next meal is coming from, I’d wager. As soon as the second panel came up, this comic crashed and burned. Yes, in an ideal world, this would be true. But we have things like poverty and homelessness. “Classist and ableist as fuck,” as a poster said above.