Two essays from Paul Graham, one on why nerds are unpopular, the other on writing essays. Interesting reading…
Greg Wilson Uncategorized
(Nerds essay) “And, like prisoners, the culture we created was barbaric.”
Very true. You have to wonder why we still have this farce of an institution called High School. If it were to be abolished, the smart kids will have no problem learning on their own, and the remaining kids can have more time to party
But no, we create an atmosphere that stifles innovation, individuality, and creativity. Tin foil hat time, but that is exactly what a corporate-run world wants — easily led automatons.