Never understood why being a "nerd" or intelligent is considered lame.

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  1. Jake Jlinngall

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    Audio engineering isn't even technically that difficult in comparison to the highly technical jobs the world has to offer, yet people still shun away and ridicule us and call us "nerds".

    Being a nerd isn't lame. Being a grown ass man/woman who doesn't know basic arithmetic or any profitable skills in which you can spawn from scratch is indeed what is "lame".

    Why do so many people not want to read and learn? Why do so many people not want to actually do the work? So many people shy away and run away when things get tough and they actually see they are real humans out here not making excuses and actually working.

    I think what is missing is the necessary evil of putting lazy entitled people in their place. Us "nerds" are so savy we create these bubbles which then create opportunities for these lazy leeches to slip and live through the cracks our work and these same people then generate this ego as if they are the reason the world go rounds when in reality they are completely irrelevant.

    Strive to meet the guy who shares and posts on social media not abstractions like his hot wife/gf(aka looks that she or he was born with), fancy car, and other miscellaneous things he bought or was given but the guy who is sharing him working and only post things in his craft of which he has worked to accomplish & earned. That is what is "cool". Tik tok and IG has created this annoying breed of humans with no substance. No one cares how good you look girl or boy or what you have bought or been given in the real world and it should be that way as it doesn't matter.

    WHAT. CAN. YOU. DO? nothing people want to pay for? then stay in your place until you start grinding.

    Stages should only be built for people with TALENT and for those that have worked to earn a skill worth sharing. I will die believing in this. Giving a platform to some narcissist who wants to be famous for being "good looking w/ subpar or no talent" is a major issue and is not talked about enough especially in America.
     
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    the same can be said by the people who do Tik Tok etc.....that some consider them lame, but they too can prove people wrong

    everyone puts something at risk, and learns...

    just do what you like
     
  4. Jake Jlinngall

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    The difference is its 10000000000x harder to build, maintain and scale a platform like tik tok so who really did more work?

    Let's say:
    I build tik tok and make millions.
    and you make millions from tik tok by being born in the right place and time posting some cringe worthy bs that nets into a profit only because the bar is so low these days and make millions...


    Who really earned their lifestyle legitimately? Me or you?

    Money =/= power and can mask those who actually deserve the credit.
     
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    tik tok and ig both host a ton of really creative and intelligent individuals aand it gave them the freedom to express themselves and a platform to do so , you can choose who to follow and what to like and the algorithm will adjust its not about the platform its about how you use it , what is really lame is your deep urge to tell people what to do , you dont like it you can literally block it and you will find tons of people like you go follow them instead
     
  6. Jake Jlinngall

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    Never denied this you are right but the majority of kids are not following these type of accounts. The youth is the future, so I do have a right to at least a opinion on their actions and what I am witnessing because their actions will affect my future and my kids.

    Not only that but what I am saying will not only help them be better humans but more productive for their own interest and world's as well.
     
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    The more and more I live, the more and more I believe you have to do what you like.

    Nerds are feared because they have the intelectual power to actually do something so, the remaining tactic is fear - done by assholes with bruteforce and fast legs.
     
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    It's considered lame by people who value strength, impudence and gender stereotypes.
    Such people think anything that don't provide money/pussy/respect from similar apes doesn't have any worth because nothing else in their life has any worth for them. Don't try to reason, just ignore and avoid. They can't understand you the same way you can't understand them.
     
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    in regards to who earned their lifestyle legitimately

    there's people who deserve a break, and if they got it by luck, so be it....there's others who struggle and deserve a break and may never get it

    did we earn the advantage to be born in the countries we did? there's many questions
     
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    mainstream people label smart people as nerd because they are jalous and don't have the skill to actually be a nerd

    Downloading Skillzz........78%
     
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    I literally never saw someone bashing another person for being a "nerd" in a bad way.
    I mean, the only types of nerds i saw getting bullied was the typical ugly guy with lens that was shy and the only thing he was doing all day was talk about maths, dinosaurs, etc, etc.

    Seems you went through some really bad crap... but i totally agree on what you said about people sharing their looks and stuff on social media.
     
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    This reminds me of the following quote from Carl Sagan.

    "We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology."
     
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    THIS.

    If anything this is a personality problem from either part, it has nothing to do with your level of knowledge on things.
     
  14. Jake Jlinngall

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    This. Thank you for this quote.
     
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    The leveling down is indeed spreading in my country, France. It starts with the difficult spelling which is modified so that nobody feels different from the other, that everybody is identical on the intellectual level. The merit of individual work is no longer put forward because we don't want to ostracize this or that person for their lack of motivation.
    I have often told my 12-year-old daughter that the only things I will give her are love and books.
    If you knew how much the standards have dropped in the last 20 years for math, languages, arts, philosophy, etc.
    Screens everywhere are the guarantors of the moron factory of tomorrow.
    A moron doesn't get involved in politics, doesn't demonstrate in the streets, stays at home watching Netflix.
    Do we teach my daughter to become rich, powerful, independent?
    No, we teach her to be a future submissive employee and slave of the ultra rich.
    Moronic narcissism spreads like covid and that is the goal of the powerful.
    Consume, shut up.
    The European Union is the biggest site of cultural destruction that I have known since my childhood. 80,000 lobbyists (mostly American and I have nothing against Americans) are installed in Brussels to buy my country that our president is selling in small pieces. to JP Morgan, Black Rock. A president who said "there is no French culture". WTF!
    Destruction of the social and political progress of our ancestors, division of the populations, permanent lies of the media which belong only to ultra rich oligarchs who benefit from the money of the state to sow their globalist venom and the need to destroy all history.
    The elites reproduce among themselves and also train unimaginative morons, guys who fill in excel tables to destroy public hospitals, public schools, to destroy the collective intelligence of a people.
    In short, the only thing I have left is music and writing. But the future is not in human intelligence but in the individualism that separates humans and makes them suspicious and paranoid.
    If you don't know where you come from you don't know where you are going.
    We call it voluntary servitude.
     
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    When discussing social media, I think I'm going to be using this term from now on. :yes:
     
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    Deep down, I believe it is jealousy
     
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    who hurt you OP? :(
     
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    Strange but true fun fact...
    Philosophy has studied knowledge for ages - but has barely scratched the surface of studying stupidity

    A few very tiny contributions to rectifying that...


    40 delightful seconds to explain how stupidity is a never ending infectious loop. 8-)

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuUbSTvbIDA

    A 15 minute audio version of the classic essay "The Five Laws Of Stupidity"

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=3O9FFrLpinQ

    And this lovely 5 minute video where the implications for tribalism and social media are pretty obviously implied :unsure:
    Bonhoeffer‘s Theory of Stupidity

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=ww47bR86wSc

    :wink:
     
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    I have to admit, i used to look the same way at coders/developers/software programmers etc....until i realized this:

    People will always alienate what they don't understand, completely ignoring the existence of "talent and skill". Everyone is born with a special ability (discovered or not). For you, it may seem "weird", for them it's completely natural because they were born to do this.
     
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    You made quite a few threads similar to this thread... I just think maybe it's better to work on yourself, than on other people who have "no substance" or something like that. Why are u even interested in such people? Just do your thing. If you are better than them, then try to show it.
     
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