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    (Original post by ExiledJack)
    One thing I hate about doctors is the fact people say 'they care about people'. Yes they may but you can do that for free... the only reason they are a doctor is for the cash. Over £100 an hour at certain times of day for those who have their own practice.
    Doctors are normal people too...who have food and rent to pay like everyone else. Also if doctors didn't really care about people and only do their job solely for the money, then they must be bloody stupid. Because there are far more lucrative careers out there and better working conditions.
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    (Original post by ExiledJack)
    One thing I hate about doctors is the fact people say 'they care about people'. Yes they may but you can do that for free... the only reason they are a doctor is for the cash. Over £100 an hour at certain times of day for those who have their own practice.
    More than the money, it's having a high status job which also gives off the veneer that it's a Brahminesque empathy motivated career. At least people on high-charged money oriented paths are willing to put their hands up and talk about what their motivations were and many of them will have motivations which go far beyond the money which is why so many businesses are ethical and invest in people.

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    plumber or boiler repairman especially if they're self employed e.g. replacing a broken boiler is 120 but they could charge 160 instead..
    It's as if their labour has value. If you're smart enough to get a degree, you're smart enough to at least phone around for quotes and negotiate rather than being taken for a ride.
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    Why has no one said Lawyers/Barristers?? They're the biggest liars going. Not only that but they sink to low levels to make their case
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    Politicians and teachers.
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    Educators of the youth are the most dishonest and simultaneously the most useful tools. The seeds they plant shape civilisation.

    NB: I do not however consider these dishonest means of withholding information to be bad because not all opinions are equally valuable. Ignorance is strength.
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    Obviously important for a justice system to function but criminal defence lawyer.
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    (Original post by habeas.corpus)
    Doctors are normal people too...who have food and rent to pay like everyone else. Also if doctors didn't really care about people and only do their job solely for the money, then they must be bloody stupid. Because there are far more lucrative careers out there and better working conditions.
    I think it's more to do with the fact they don't really care, some nurses I spoke to said they have to remain extremely detached, so no idea what it's like for doctors but probably just as bad.
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    The obvious answer is psychics or mediums and fortune tellers in general. They are closely followed by practitioners of homeopathic medicine. All of these are founded on lies.
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    Salesman's gotta be up there, a lot of the time you're using your skills in chat to sell something that'll make you tidy commission, whether it's actually worth buying or not.
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    Professional liar? In other words, a politician.
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    (Original post by ExiledJack)
    One thing I hate about doctors is the fact people say 'they care about people'. Yes they may but you can do that for free... the only reason they are a doctor is for the cash. Over £100 an hour at certain times of day for those who have their own practice.
    Too be honest doctors don't earn a lot for the amount of hours they work. Particularly, before they specialise.
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    (Original post by TheExtrovertGod)
    I don't mean the staff, I mean the fake management culture.
    This is one of those interesting ones where I agree, but I see the value in the nonsense all the same. Creating this hysterical business culture where there is an ingroup loyalty, exceptionalism and buzzwords for the junior staff creates a pseudo-religious loyalty to the corporation which in turn allows you to extract more value from the employees.
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    (Original post by l'etranger)
    This is one of those interesting ones where I agree, but I see the value in the nonsense all the same. Creating this hysterical business culture where there is an ingroup loyalty, exceptionalism and buzzwords for the junior staff creates a pseudo-religious loyalty to the corporation which in turn allows you to extract more value from the employees.
    Crazy isn't it? They get you to memorize these silly values which at best are like an extremely poor version of an ethics lesson. Then they entice you with money, often the complete opposite of those values. Then when you call in because you're ill one day, they tell you to remember the values.

    It is actually like one big massive cult for productivity.
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    (Original post by TheExtrovertGod)
    I think it's more to do with the fact they don't really care, some nurses I spoke to said they have to remain extremely detached, so no idea what it's like for doctors but probably just as bad.

    that doesn't mean everyone working in healthcare just don't care about the wellbeing of their patients. If you're working in, say in a hospice, or a&e department, being "attached" to the patients is very risky especially if they're dying. Being detached =/= uncaring
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    Anyone selling snake oil is the obvious answer - homeopaths, fortune tellers, witch-doctors, that sort of thing.

    Previously I'd have defended politicians but recent experience has taught me otherwise. Their only priority is to their own internal power wranglings - the general population are irrelevant beyond pole numbers.
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    (Original post by habeas.corpus)
    Obviously important for a justice system to function but criminal defence lawyer.
    That is not dishonesty because they do not have to deceive anyone. They do not pretend to give a balance argument. They give a one sided argument but everyone knows that. It isn't concealed at all. Any juror knows that they shouldn't take either barristers argument as gospel. Both sides are pitched to them and it is for them to decide.

    The same applies to politicians. They are not giving balanced advice to the electorate on how to vote, they are quite openly giving a one sided case to try and persuade the electorate of their case.
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    Car dealers, like Harry Wormwood :rofl:
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