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Originally posted by Hopechest
reply to post by DAZ21
No they are not equal.
Equality is based upon what the impact of losing this function in society would have. Obviously losing a person who stacks shelves would have less of an impact than say a doctor. Its also based on how long it takes you to train another person to fill that role.
Shelf stacker does not take long but a doctor does, therefore not all roles are equal.edit on 17-2-2013 by Hopechest because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by infowarrior9970
the pay shouldn't be based on skill training.
it should be based on how that skill benefits society.
how do geologists benefit society in the same way a shelf stackers does.
who's more in demand?
I've never needed a geologist in my life...but I've needed the grocery clerk many times ..to grab higher items off the shelf, to go check back for more stock etc.
I think the grocery clerk is more valuable to society and thus be paid more.
geology is more of a hobby. than a supply/demand thing.
the service industry should be paid more because without them ..the business, hence society would go to the crapper. AND the geologist would not be able to save it.