Person A: Helps people negotiate the vast resources of human knowledge and culture while working within an institution that she supports through expert acknowledge of archives, practical organization, and education. Delivers real, tangible benefits to her community — especially to its young and pliant minds. Makes $27,000 a year.
Person B: Helps to collateralize insurance contracts on garbage loans in order to disguise risk to a system so riven with its own contradictions that the fictitious capital on which it rides could, at any moment, evaporate into the air like the fantasy it is. Makes $2.7 million a year including bonuses.
What a glorious and mysterious deity we serve!