Dispense with the Confused Ambition of Earning “F-You Money”

The poor are likely mentally freer than the financial elites

Benjamin Cain
Grim Tidings
Published in
6 min readMay 14, 2024

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Are you familiar with the concept of “F-you money”? It derives from showbusiness, in which an actor’s goal is to earn enough money to be able to retire early and to avoid having to take on uninteresting or embarrassing projects.

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Benjamin Cain
Grim Tidings

Ph.D. in philosophy / Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. / https://ko-fi.com/benjamincain / benjamincain8@gmailDOTcom