If your friends or family are striving for entrepreneurship, SUPPORT THEM.
For example, the proper response to this:
Is not “you’re fetishizing it”. In fact that hardly makes sense.
You may not believe in them. You may be the one watching from the sidelines as they crash and burn. You may even be the one called upon to help pick up the pieces and pay for dinner after a failed entrepreneurial venture is dead. But guess what –
Making light of people’s dreams is bullshit. Get on board or get out of the way.