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Old 07-23-2012, 07:03 AM
 
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Yes
Including the College Towns.
No.

You're entitled to your opinion, but most people equate college folks with elitists, and most consider elitists the furthest from "real."
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Old 07-23-2012, 07:31 AM
 
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No.

You're entitled to your opinion, but most people equate college folks with elitists, and most consider elitists the furthest from "real."
What exactly does "elitist" mean? Is it possible to be highly educated and not elitist? When did elite become a bad thing? Don't we take great pride in the elite athletes to the Olympics? There is no shame in being highly educated, in fact there's pride in it, and I find it disgusting how people on the right are trying to make education taboo. If you mean to imply that college students are narcissistic and conceded then say that, but that's certainly not always true, or even usually true.
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Old 07-23-2012, 09:58 AM
 
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What exactly does "elitist" mean? Is it possible to be highly educated and not elitist? When did elite become a bad thing? Don't we take great pride in the elite athletes to the Olympics? There is no shame in being highly educated, in fact there's pride in it, and I find it disgusting how people on the right are trying to make education taboo. If you mean to imply that college students are narcissistic and conceded then say that, but that's certainly not always true, or even usually true.
I meant "elitist" as in status-driven.

A truly "real" person's strongest strength is common sense, and a truly "real" person would feel they don't need a degree to affirm the way they see and do things. They also wouldn't care about the way others view them.
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