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jeff47 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-02-11 06:14 PM
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70. Unionizing geeks isn't going to happen
Geeks really like Objectivism. It appeals to their desire to see order in the universe, and belief that they are better than other people. Plus, it's black-and-white lines between good and bad are easier for them to handle than the fuzziness of reality.

Used to be one as a kid, but grew out of it long ago when I pulled my head out of my ass socially. Lots of geeks haven't done that, so aren't going to be willing to unionize. There's some long-term hope, in that there's more and more "non-geek" personalities in IT. But it's going to be a long while.
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