How a TV Sitcom Triggered the Downfall of Western Civilization
David Hopkins
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The nerds have the last laugh though. People who bullied or mocked nerds now either work for them or don’t work at all. Sweet, sweet revenge.

I agree, Ross was an easy target for the entire epoch and generational mindset, but 2004 or probably even earlier was roughly the time when people started seeing the potential of the internet, started thinking seriously about growing online businesses, which is not truly possible without at least some amount of intelligent thought.

Honestly, it feels like the tides are shifting. There will always be morons, but the nerds have a much easier time being cool when they’re founders of a multi-million startup at age 17.

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