I can relate. But deep down inside, I believe we all admire certain occupations over others, even if it is the individual human that must be examined. As I stated way earlier in the post, many Americans admire the occupation of a firefighter, a police officer, a teacher, a pilot, an astronaut, a soldier, a doctor. It is often in the admiration of a certain occupation that we find our own calling. The only regret is that I used the word "who" in the title, implying a general human character to a nonhuman occupation.There are some politicians I admire and some I despise. There are some businessman I admire and some I despise.
How often has a politician killed, maimed, or stolen from the populace? The majority of history is filled with ONLY such people (though many happened to create a lot of good things in the process of killing, maiming, and controlling a lot of human beings). They have much greater control over the daily lives of every individual as opposed to the common business. Compare the death record of the government with the death record of business.Do you think the businessmen who flouted safety concerns and caused the Bhopal chemical explosion that killed thousands of Indians are more admirable than, say, Kennedy or Reagan?
Because sometimes, a binary can be useful.Why does it have to be a black and white choice?