Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV

NERDS FABLEmrblo

The basic nerd’s fable amounts to the conceit that the majority of the populace qualify as fools. In many versions, it includes the corollary that one may blame most of society’s ills on their foolishness.

Since it provides a pretext for haughtiness as well as grounds to shirk responsibility for society’s faults, a nerd who manages to remain undaunted by its juvenileness may still turn to it for comfort long after he has given up on Santa Claus, Jesus Christ or the Easter Bunny.

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