you know? that was the main thing i didn't like about floyd. always going on about money this and money that. and also? i follow him on twitter and one day he posted a photo of his (wait for it) gucci slippers... kind of those slip on ones. i hardly knew where to begin.
but then i thought well... just because i'd be happy living in a log cabin as long as long as it had water, that doesn't mean i should dislike someone specifically because money is important to them.
also, i'm probably biased cos my father had this thing about money. i thought that was all he cared about. it used to upset me. i wouldn't see him for six months and then the only question he'd ask is 'how's your finances?' - not 'are you happy' or ask me about my friends or my life or anything. having any sort of personal relationship with my father was like trying to get blood out of a stone. i chased after him for years trying to build some sort of closeness.
and i only thought about this recently, but i guess if i wanted him to accept me for what i am (ie a real pain in the neck), i thought that i should have accepted him for what he was (ie a very practical person) instead of always trying to get inside his head and figure him out.
but yeah, i might not understand someone's fixation with money, but i should be a little more relaxed and not be so judgemental about it. or sort of, i don't know, lose respect for someone if they're materialistic. unless they've inherited it, people who are wealthy have earned it and have worked really hard for it. so what if they're not running with only a rag on their back like ghandi and philosophising about the meaning of life? so yeah, i've chilled a bit in that regard