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Katradu Kanippori

I watched the movie Tamizh (Tamil) M.A. I liked the movie immensely for style, but I was also stimulated into expressing my thoughts here.

We start with the burning questions:

Why don't post-graduate students with a degree in History, Sociology or Tamizh make money like hey used to?
Why have IT companies made those graduates lives worse? Why do IT people get paid for doing almost nothing?

Now for the explanation:

We have to realize that population is the first reason why everybody is struggling for getting noticed in society. So a 10th standard student in those days had more value compared to one today. Post-Docs will lose their value in the future. Maybe a triple-Ph.D. + Post-Doc would be noticed.

The second reason I would like to quote is value. We have to realize the value of a certain field is what makes it attractive to money and people. The value of every field certainly reduces with time, and its specializations are what count after that time.

The third point is, things always wor…