If you live anywhere near Lebanon, you would hear parents talk proudly of their children being engineers. What if I told you that society doesn’t need them a lot these days?
If someone is musically gifted, he is shunned away as just another musician. If someone is really practical and aspires to be a handyman, “he isn’t intellectually gifted”. This very article is written by a computer engineer yet, it would have been better for him and society if he became a journalist.