I somewhat agree with the Mac thing, but the same could be said for KDE or Cinnamon and Windows. Don’t try to act like they didn’t take the Windows UX and run with it lol. But of course if you called their DEs an attempted Windows clone they wouldn’t like it either.
The ability to OPTIONALLY pay for apps right from the software centre is a good thing. The money goes to the developers and FOSS has serious problems in terms of actually funding developers. Flathub is looking to implement similar functionality.
You can install elementary apps on other distros just fine… They’re available as flatpaks.
Blatant transphobia. Classic.
They aren’t restricting freedom at all lol, and even if they were, nobody’s forcing you to use Elementary.
How do you not understand it has nothing to do with feelings? It has to do with how God created you. If you have a penis you’re a male. If you have a vagina you’re a female. If not negotiable. It’s also not complicated.
Obey your Creator or die an eternal flaming hell. It’s totally your choice.