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Subject:  Re: Pulling the trigger Date:  2/5/2001  11:38 AM
Author:  ChocoKitty Number:  148 of 381

Professional sports players and entertainers were thought to be the worst of the non-producers. They got millions of dollars for producing nothing of value. An honorable career was to be a doctor, an engineer, a teacher, a plumber or a carpenter. Be someone who helps others or who creates or produces something, I was told.

My take on this -- doctors, engineers, etc. and entertainers, artists, etc. are both very valuable to