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#Readers who justify #bookpiracy because THEY are poor i.e can buy the latest tech, fashions, daily coffees but cannot 'afford' books, we need to have a talk, and #RealityCheck ...
1. Those who download from #pirate sites wouldn't buy the book anyway.

To justify theft by saying that the thief wouldn't pay for what they stole is ridiculous. Clearly, they wanted the product but didn't think it was 'worth' $4 because they can steal it without consequences.
2. Authors earn lots of money, they're just being greedy.

In the latest @ALCS_UK research "“The median annual income of a professional author is £10,500 (US$11,300), which is well below the minimum wage."

1% of authors earn huge sums, most of us barely scrape a living.
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This thread is for my own personal record. When I stopped watching #Netflix, I started using #Audible #Audiobooks to read. I 'read' all the time now. This is the first free book i purchased when I signed up for the 30-day trial. It's 28 hours long. audible.com/pd/B07B5BJ97R?…
When I stopped watching #Netflix I started using #YouTube. I found some interviews and lectures of @jordanbpeterson and thought his intellect fascinating. I bought #MapsOfMeaning first because it was more expensive and the first book is free. This was 2nd: audible.com/pd/B0797YBP7N?…
After reading both of Dr. Peterson's books I was convinced that I would benefit gaining the wisdom he has by reading what he reads. Most of his books reference many of the same authors so I went looking for a list. Of course he has one. Recommended reading:jordanbpeterson.com/great-books/
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