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125 Post author: Kaj_Sotala 17 November 2011 07:28PM

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Comment author: CuSithBell 18 November 2011 08:15:11AM 2 points [-]

Adam Smith said that certain jobs - executioner, for example - were well paid because they were "detestable".

Comment author: dlthomas 18 November 2011 02:40:21PM 0 points [-]

Agreed, but this effect will be observed when relevant audiences deem the job low status; it does not require all audiences to.