Dispelling Nerd Stereotypes
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While America's most reliable exports are its cultural products, when those products endorse and popularize a regressive portrayal of people interested in technology and science, those cultural products become vessels for antagonistic attitudes.
In an age where technology is evolving at an incredible rate, it is the innovators interested in science that will shape the future. Impressions of nerds or geeks as people who are unsexy, interested in things that are boring and bullied by jocks is essentially discouraging those who can enact a positive change in the world.