@wolftune still... very little to admire about any of them.
I didn't say whether outlawing ads would work (it's not politically possible). I just said ads are bad.
Also, jobs aren't an end in themselves. If jobs that produce zero or negative value disappear, that's good and there's no need to replace them. There's more to do in the world than people to do it. Not all of that is a "job" per se. See #bsjobs (Bullshit Jobs by David Graeber)
Anyway, Sao Paulo outlawed *outdoor* ads, and it was great in every way.
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