Just some ideas to chew on.
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If the singer is being drowned it is better to partially drain the bathtub than to buy flippers and a snorkel.
Meditate upon this.
It’s not a “binary” choice. There are plenty of grey shades. Even so…
At some point, you will probably have to figure out what means more to you: The craft, or the money.
Only the very lucky get all they want of both.