Beefs

I have some.
It seems that talkers consider a kindness or charitable boon to be an invitation to talk. That it might be prompted by a desire to shut them up does not occur. So, what’s to be done? Does one have to be blunt and announce “I do not want to be your friend?”

Requests for money masquerading as interest surveys are beyond annoying. They seem to be this year’s campaign consultant innovation. Not a dime.

How many activities are we going to discover do not actually need to be mediated by currency? Why was eleemosynary enteprise monetized?