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Nerding Is Now Sexy and That Is Not Okay

Time to take back the nerd

Photo by Muhammad Faiz Zulkeflee on Unsplash

When I was a kid, nerd was an insult and being a nerd was kind of dangerous. Now it’s a badge of honor. Famous people tell us they are nerds, not with shame but with pride. Celebrities flaunting their specs appeal has gotten out of hand. It’s time to take nerdom back.

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Brian Abbey

Brian Abbey

expat, ex-philosopher, ex-entrepreneur writing on society, relationships, & AI singularities. VICE, Salon, & misc humor sites @brianabbey brianabbeywriter.com