Reply to post: Re: "I don't go to school"

Abolish the Telly Tax? Fat chance, say MPs at non-binding debate

Oh Homer

Re: "I don't go to school"

Maybe if you did then you'd understand that what you subjectively characterise as "entertainment" is not an essential public utility, it's not a human right, and it doesn't make the difference between life or death ... or even between comfort and squalor. It's completely non-essential, of purely subjective value, and those who have absolutely no interest in it whatsoever should not be harassed into paying for it. Period.

A better analogy would be if everyone were forced by law to pay Cineworld for the benefit of a largely adolescent minority who religiously visit the cinema to watch endless streams of Transformers sequels, on the basis that "you might one day decide to go watch a film at Cineworld", even though you haven't been anywhere near a cinema in well over a decade.

Would you find that acceptable?

No, then why the fuck should I be forced to fund your hobby?

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