Originally Posted by Defiant-7
Will Star Trek ever shake the 'only for nerds' stigma?
No, and I don’t care. It’s my experience that ST fans are more intelligent and more sensible to social issues than the average people. In that sense, we will forever see as “nerds” or as some sort of strange persons. But that is an asset for life, thought we see the world and the universe with a more profound awareness. Be proud!
Also, a common trend I've found while being out in the 'real world' and on the
'streets', all the greatest people I've ever known/worked with, were Trekkies
like me. Us 'nerds' really know how to enjoy life and become enjoyable
people to be around. Not to brag or anything, but I'm considered one of the
favorite team leads to work for at the big box store I work at. And, just
about everyone knows, I'm a Trekkie and not ashamed of it.