fund the theater industry, which is to say foster competition; which is to say increase overall quality... interest in the arts... strengthen (local) economies, same difference, right?
... OR just plain tell the dumb fucking kids they can NOT take the fucking money, how's that for a radical concept?
now just so that it's clear, under so benevolent and distinctive an approach to "educating" our precious cultural garde, would the inevitably vast, sudden flocks of yup-pportunist hacks clad with at-no-cost-to-them 'prestige' be vying for THE SAME admittedly scarce opportunities their fellow aspiring wordsmiths SANS the afore mentioned degrees will be nonetheless forced to mine for (you know, those youthful literati armed foremost with discipline and intellectual prowess be it instinctive, God-given, salt-of-the-earth-experience-acquired, you name it; to whose initial regard debt proves so glaringly antithetical), or will they be receiving the gold star treatment here too?
you know, aside from those who chose to, say, live at home in to their 30's thusly giving up the unessentials such as privacy; romance; sex; society; parenthood; employment benefits or simply put that goddamn sanity thing whilst they undertake the honing of their craft?
those old fashioned coots who do not need the charitable revelations of a renegade, crusader of truth instructor to intuit that NO INSTRUCTOR under the heavens is worth the absurd sums of money their insights beget, and so are able to grasp the simple definition of debt AND its crippling consequences over creativity, let alone creative fecundity?
i mean seriously, who writes this stuff?