broke: tom nook is a landlord
woke: by lending money without interest or a repayment schedule tom nook is observing mosaic law
@dankwraith does this mean tom nook is jewish
@dankwraith you can't leave the island unless you agree to buy a house from him, putting you in further debt, and the way you earn enough currency to pay him back is by extractive labour and preparing the island he owns for further real-estate development.
Even if there's no interest or repayment schedule, that's debt bondage.
@dankwraith I remember reading that the creators of Animal Crossing were shocked and dismayed that Nook was interpreted as being money sucking landlord instead of the intended idea that this guy was willing to take a big chance on a total outsider.
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