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    Junior Doctor
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    Salesmen
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    Neither (equally)
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    Both (equally)
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    29.63%

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    (Original post by Miracle Day)
    I wouldn't respect either one more than the other? What did they do to earn my respect?
    This.

    I could have cared less if the person has any title whatsoever.
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    (Original post by Varsh05)
    I love how you emphasised "After leaving school worked very hard at sales based jobs."
    Whereas for the junior doctor, all you said was "got straight into medical school at say Warwick"
    Biased much?!!
    They're both talented,and both had to work extremely hard to become what they are now.
    To answer your question,I'd respect the junior doctor more simply because he works harder now,and does night shifts just to save people's lives compared to the salesman,who probably doesn't even need to do night shifts at all! -.-
    I'm wrote it this way intentionally. I personally respect the doctor way more.


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    (Original post by kka25)
    This.

    I could have cared less if the person has any title whatsoever.
    Why so?

    What then does earn your respect?


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    The salesman; he produces more value for people.
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    (Original post by Palindromic)
    junior doctor on 60K?! how the hell has he managed that! he has my respect for getting that salary, most get ~30K depending on hours.

    oh, and i dont like marmalade.
    This is clearly a doctor in the same world as a man who can make a million a year selling marmalade! I want to be in this well paid world. Sign me up!
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    Seriously, who the hell makes a million by selling marmalade?!
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    (Original post by midnightL)
    Why so?

    What then does earn your respect?


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    People who do their job properly; not just because they wear a white coat with a title that doesn't have any saying on their competence.

    For me, it doesn't matter if you're a gardener or a baker; as long as you do your job properly, you'll earn my respect.
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    For the record I know plenty of people earning that much that are in sales.

    None of them sell marmalade but the principle remains.


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    Salesman IMO he made his living from scratch , he didnt follow the pre-paved path of education which the government pushes and said **** YOU to the system , he worked hard and grafted to be gain enough to create an innovative new brand and now hes doing it big , he took a risk of having no future whatsoever because he believed in himself . Well deserved.
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    (Original post by Jaegon Targaryen)
    Salesman IMO he made his living from scratch , he didnt follow the pre-paved path of education which the government pushes and said **** YOU to the system , he worked hard
    Becoming a doctor is hardly a walk in a park, you know.

    Anyway, as people I don't respect either of them more than the other unless one of them worked less hard/was less competent.

    In terms of their careers though, I respect the junior doctor more simply because of the level of knowledge and dedication (such as night-shifts) exercised in order to directly help another human being, all at such low pay.

    Anyway, this particular junior doctor must be pretty amazing to already have a £60,000+ salary and already be specialising!
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    (Original post by midnightL)
    Hey guys, just wanted to know your thoughts on this, something that has been troubling more for a little while.

    Who do you RESPECT more?

    Person 1) Junior doctor: got straight into medical school at say Warwick. Lots of great extra-curricular stuff and related work experience. Now a Junior at a good hospital, specialising in something technical say kidney surgery.

    Currently earning £60,000 a year.

    Person 2) Salesman: After leaving school worked very hard at sales based jobs. Finally found an opportunity selling marmalade in bulk for a farmer, the marmalade is of very good quality. Managed to sell extremely well and entered the product into leading supermarkets. He makes commission on his sales.

    Currently earning £1,000,000 a year.

    So guys, who do you respect more? And why? Would really appreciate some comment and would be happy for some discussion.

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    I call bull**** on the junior doctor. You can't go straight into Warwick medical school from A-levels as they only offer graduate medicine.

    Therefore the salesman.
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    (Original post by Vian)
    Becoming a doctor is hardly a walk in a park, you know.

    Anyway, as people I don't respect either of them more than the other unless one of them worked less hard/was less competent.

    In terms of their careers though, I respect the junior doctor more simply because of the level of knowledge and dedication (such as night-shifts) exercised in order to directly help another human being, all at such low pay.

    Anyway, this particular junior doctor must be pretty amazing to already have a £60,000+ salary and already be specialising!
    I didn't say it wasn't.
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    Both really.

    I mean, I echo the point that respect is earned. I know some very talented individuals, but their overall character doesn't lead me to respect them nearly as much as others.

    On the face of it, you could think, sure, a doctor saves lives every day, but that is the nature of the profession; they're paid to save lives. Not to take anything away from why they might've become a doctor, but if our respect system is based on life-saving, then we'd only respect a handful of professionals on the face of it.

    One could argue that the salesman is saving lives. The farmer might've been unable to sell marmalade because his expertise lies in making the foodstuff rather than the business side of things. If it's stocked in major supermarkets, and the salesman is earning £1,000,000 a year then the farmer clearly isn't working alone anymore - the salesman has created jobs, a growing business, and marketing a product which the general public are clearly enjoying a lot. All of this will be pumping money back into the economy, and whilst I do feel £1,000,000 is an outrageous salary to take on commission-based marmalade earnings, he has also done a lot for other people.

    But back to my original point, respect is earned in my eyes; there's too much to speculate on here
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    So they've both worked hard for what they have but they've both been lucky and had good opportunities. Seem pretty equal to me.

    Now respect? That's more of a personal thing.
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    Junior doctor can help you when you're sick or in a fatal state, salesman has helped bring you supplies, without them we'd probably not have anything we need or currently have.

    Both equally help the world.
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    Neither of them are real people. They are based on a cross section of a number of people. They highlight intrinsically the qualities that need to be draw out.

    If they did med somewhere, then grad med at Warwick, who do you think?


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    (Original post by Vian)
    Becoming a doctor is hardly a walk in a park, you know.

    Anyway, as people I don't respect either of them more than the other unless one of them worked less hard/was less competent.

    In terms of their careers though, I respect the junior doctor more simply because of the level of knowledge and dedication (such as night-shifts) exercised in order to directly help another human being, all at such low pay.

    Anyway, this particular junior doctor must be pretty amazing to already have a £60,000+ salary and already be specialising!
    Sorry! I know nothing of medicine, what is a likely route? I know you can do medicine rather than bio med. but what is a likely timescale and career/salary? This is for a extremely successful doctor, becoming one as young as possible (without skipping years)


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    (Original post by OrcFromOrgrimmar)
    One who has higher item lvl and pvp scores
    ****ing amazing comment. Great for the train home.


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    (Original post by midnightL)
    Hey guys, just wanted to know your thoughts on this, something that has been troubling more for a little while.

    Who do you RESPECT more?

    Person 1) Junior doctor: got straight into medical school at say Warwick. Lots of great extra-curricular stuff and related work experience. Now a Junior at a good hospital, specialising in something technical say kidney surgery.

    Currently earning £60,000 a year.

    A junior doctor earning £60K a year? Which planet is this guy/gal working on then?
 
 
 
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