Your approach was a good one. Many people just aren't ready.
I usually extend the olive branch to friends and finally once and move on. I then focus 100% of energy to those that want to learn. Making it all worth it.
His loss. For me one of the biggest benefits of joining HIVE has been developing and learning the necessary skills to navigate the cryptoverse. Key management, liquidity pools, kyc, be your own bank, not your keys not your crypto, bridges, defi, wallet management, impermanent loss, trading pairs, taxes, the list goes on and on lol. Quite daunting at first, but now its like second nature.