Do I cheapen the beautifully constructed forms of art that I call my

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  1. Greek One profile image74
    Greek Oneposted 7 years ago

    hubs with the insertion of Ads and Amazon product links?

    Isn't it akin to putting a coke a cola sticker on the Mona Lisa?

    I have stayed awake many nights pondering this issue.. and the moral and ethical implications of 'selling out' in this way.

    No doubt that the Nobel prize folks have overlooked my contributions to literature because of this vulgar form of marketing... but I am more worried about how future generations of readers will view me.

  2. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 7 years ago

    Yes the ever conflict between art for art's sake and commercialism. Perhaps you should post on non-commercial sites and sleep the nights of babes.

    1. Greek One profile image74
      Greek Oneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      you know, I never understood that phrase...

      most babies cry and poo and get up at night

    2. wilderness profile image97
      wildernessposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I would really question whether Greek One will ever again sleep the nights of babies no matter what he might try.  lol

  3. CMHypno profile image94
    CMHypnoposted 7 years ago

    Is this a long-winded way of saying that you aren't making any money Greek One? Are you not being commercially appreciated?

    1. Greek One profile image74
      Greek Oneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I am trying to get in touch with my artistic self here

      1. CMHypno profile image94
        CMHypnoposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I didn't think that you had ever had any problems in touching yourself?

        1. Greek One profile image74
          Greek Oneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          you've seen my adult blog, have you?

  4. Mark Ewbie profile image87
    Mark Ewbieposted 7 years ago

    I'm slightly confused.  Unless this is a new art form your recent Scottish thread seems to be chock full of adverts.  There are a few lovely words in between though, and I was also touched (briefly) by the narrative which held me in mind of a summers...

    Oh I can't do it. Sorry.  I'm not in your class.

    1. Greek One profile image74
      Greek Oneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      just to clarify for the folks here.. i didn't touch you, no matter how briefly, right?

      1. Mark Ewbie profile image87
        Mark Ewbieposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        You're right, things do need clarifying, especially on forums.  We did no touching at any time, before during or after the performance.  You took me home and that was that.

  5. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 7 years ago

    Its all Greek One to me.

  6. Mighty Mom profile image81
    Mighty Momposted 7 years ago

    It is the highest honor to have once's hubs graced by Adsense!
    Kinda like a quality endorsement.
    If Adsense likes you work enough to advertise on it, then it must be REALLY good smile.

 
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