Amen! I read the same post too and thought it was quite-hypocritical, since the author used the story to sell something commercial at the bottom.

…not sure why it’s worse to be transparent, than to use a sly counter-arugment/click-baity title about how bad it is to talk about, then finish the story by using the counter-argument to make money…

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