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As for truckers, some do very well and others not as much. I think it depends. My cousin does very well for himself, for example, and he's not even a long haul trucker. But I know there are others who don't do nearly as well.
originally posted by: Serdgiam
a reply to: SeaWorthy
I hear what youre saying, but Im just not sure its true.
A grocery bagger simply does not have the same value, as an occupation, as a doctor ,judge, or pilot.
Overall, I dont subscribe to the idea that a persons value is necessarily tied to their occupation. So, judging someone as "worthless" because of their job would be just as inaccurate as saying they are worth the same as everyone, because of their job.
Of course, people bring "value" and "worth" in a multitude of ways. I think we are actually in a place, technologically, to address this with real time earnings. But, I suspect we will need to break away from the concept that human worth is tied to their occupation just as much as the thinking that all jobs are of equal value.