Up here, it’s all right to brag that you’re “killing trees,” and making money off it, regardless of what it’s doing to your kids’ air, their water and their health.
BUT — it’s NOT all right to drag all the cars out of the rivers and out of people’s yards, and make money sellling ’em to a crusher company. Or set up an arts festival that will make sure everybody ultimately gets paid for a clean living they love.
Is it because money is considered dirty? It’s all right to get it for something everybody knows is, at base, bad for everybody and makes them miserable — even described in those terms — but if it’s good for everybody you have to do it for free?