Some time back, Damien Broderick wrote:
> At 06:27 PM 9/16/98 -0400, Mikey wrote:
> > I am sure that to at least some humans on this planet, our
> >internet civilization we are building here is superhumanly
> >incomprehensible, while we would look at those people as savages, living a
> >near-animal existence.
> Undoubtedly this is why they refer to us by such awe-struck terms of
> worship as `geek' and `nerd'. :)
Heres the result of the latest Harris Poll which asked people which professions they respected the most:
Military officer 34%
Congress member 25%
Union trader 16%
So geeks are two of the top 6....then again, engineers were only three above Congressmen...gotta be something wrong there...