That's really motivating and encouraging, as well as our growing #community!
I agree with what you say. Though I'd like nuance (at least how I look at it) that we have the Ads model we so abhor. And then we have the innocuous verb 'to advertise', meaning: showing what you have.
The latter we can't do without. If you hadn't 'advertised' #TROM I wouldn't know about it.
If behind a door is a bakery but no indication it is there, then no one will get to their bread.
So I think not all advertising is bad. But the word itself we see as 'evil'.
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