Admittedly, the salary range for both of these professions is wide, but on average a general practitioner makes double what a plumbers does.
Last I looked plumbers still make more than doctors.
I keep hearing this, but all the data I can find does plumbers making on average ~$60k and general practitioners ~$140k.
They won't do this.
And how the he'll did I present anything as a binary choice by asking a question. I wasn't presenting or dismissing anything, I was attempting to clarify that the previous poster truly believed that certain majors had no social value.
Is your job running? You'd better go catch it!