In your opinion, what's the most honorable profession?

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Question: In your opinion, what's the most honorable profession?

Examples of answers:

- Doctors, undoubtedly, because they save lives;
- Teachers, because education is essential for the society as a whole, and it is very gratifying to help others by sharing knowledge;
- Firefighters, because they not only save lives but also risk their own to do that.

Now it's your turn!
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Marcio_Farias 12530 1 23 211
All bar none.

Even homeless kids, panhandlers and hobos play a role in society. Without them the country would have no need for social workers.

Logan18 30
Certainly, firefighters, teachers and doctors deserve our full respect.

w.slayman 110
In my humble opinion, the very special doctors and nurses who donate their time, and money to help poor people in third world countries, have the most honorable of professions. The most famous of this special group of medical professionals is Doctors Without Borders, they work to satisfy their oaths as Doctors and out of their love for mankind.
I would also include in this group the many Missionary Doctors and Nurses, who one never hears about but work without pay, or fame, often in the back waters of civilization such as the remote areas of the Amazon, and Pantanal.

isabelladevonne
Well, I think that psychologists are the most understandable people in this world. Because.. just stop and stare: you can count on with them at anytime, even it's just possible with marked hour.. but it is a detail. They are so talkative, so cool, and patient... like, they are like your mom can't be, like.. any of your friends can't be, I mean.. they know what to do when you're needing a rescue! I guess.

Benites
Medicine.
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leandrocs1310 15
There are a lot of honorable professions, but I think the two most honorable professions are: teacher and doctor (medicine).

The teacher form the persons of the future, they teach you, they give you the necessary education to move on, to make your dream real, to find a job and be the best employee, and I think they must be more respected.

The doctor, of course, heals persons, they save people, they're like Gods, the doctor brings the life back, they extend the people's life, which can give you more time and opportunity to correct your mistakes you did in your whole life, more time to realize your dreams and forgive the person you hurt.

I think all these must be respected.

Vitor Ferreira 30 1
I think the most honorable profession is the one of teacher, because he passes his knowledges to us, gives us education and teaches us how to behave ourselves in many situations. What will be of a firefighter, a doctor and others professionals if they won't learn from a teacher?
Unfortunately, in this capitalist country - Brazil - the teacher isn't a such (or such a)valorized professional. I'm still thinking of being one of English and Grammar but I'm not sure that because of the little salary, mainly in this present world. It's better to do what we like to, I know, but I don't want to be unhappy. Not that teachers are unhappy because of the salary, but I don't want to live my life by complaining to my salary. I also know I can be a successful teacher owing to the dedication I do things.
I'm still undecided concerning to what to do in the future, but I'll make the right choice, God willing.

claudemircloud 135 1
In my humble opinion the most honorable profission is to teach due to they are the responsable for knownledge of everybody. I used to learn a lot of things on interweb but most people which use to put or just writing anything on interweb don't know or consider theirselves teachers that in truth they are. So, doctors, nurses, scientists, fireman, politician and so on are or will be one due to there are people to teach or write books(which are teachers) or have anything to say you which you will get knowing. With few words the teachers are the secreats of world development.

rotahc 10
In my humble opinion, there's no such thing as a "most honorable" profession. I believe all professions are absolutely necessary for the society to function effectively. But, if I had to choose one, I'd say teachers are the most honorable people in a community. Without them, there wouldn't be any other kind of professional. Yet, as I said before, we cannot affirm there is a profession which is more important than the others. It's impossible to imagine a society without doctors, or engineers, or lawyers, or pharmacists, or dentists etc.

claudemircloud 135 1
I agree with you

you are right ,with no shred of doubt!

Vitor Ferreira 30 1
rotahc escreveu:In my humble opinion, there's no such thing as a "most honorable" profession. I believe all professions are absolutely necessary for the society to function effectively. But, if I had to choose one, I'd say teachers are the most honorable people in a community. Without them, there wouldn't be any other kind of professional. Yet, as I said before, we cannot affirm there is a profession which is more important than the others. It's impossible to imagine a society without doctors, or engineers, or lawyers, or pharmacists, or dentists etc.
All professions are really necessary, but the question asks you what is that which you admire most, I think.

ENG_rafael 10
Well, as my friends told, teachers and doctors (medicine) are very useful for our society, without them we are nothing, just a people waiting for its own failure, but I think there are professions more honorable like who HAVE TO do tasks that graduated people don't want to do, it's not a judge. For instance, cleaning streets or public bathrooms, picking up our trash. People whose do these tasks do the most honorable profession.

Teaching is a essential profession, but, we can live without teachers for more than one month, but, we can live for one week without people cleaning streets and picking up our trash? For sure, without this kind of professionals, mices will live around us and with us!!!

Nevertheless, all professions are essentials and there's no reasion to be shamed of anyone.

gilgomes 10
1st Teachers.
2nd Firemen.

Adriano Japan 855 2 18
with no shred of doubt, the Doctors.
They have the Hand of God with them.
Heal people is most honorable than create any machine or transfer knowledge.

danilorpo 5
I have to agree with all of you. Doctors, nurses, teachers, firefighters, all of them are honorable professions.

Vanessa Quadros
Firefighters.

w.slayman 110
Vanessa Quadros escreveu:Firefighters.
Vanessa,

Your post is an extremely succinct reply to the question. However, it leads to the question of why? ;) :D

Word to expand your voculabary.
Succinct - http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/succinct

Pattye
I think is teacher, firemam and doctor.

w.slayman 110
Pattye escreveu:I think is teacher, firemam and doctor.
Pattye,

I would like to suggest the following rewrite.

"I believe they are teachers, firemen and doctors."

Please let me know if you understand the changes, and why I made them, or if you have any questions.

Thank You,

Gustavo Dias 25
In my opinion, the most honorable and also blessed profession, is fireman.
Because the firemen save a lot of lives in danger or too close to the death. Besides of saving lives, the most emotional moment is when the familiars of the vitms thank a lot the fireman that saved the day.

w.slayman 110
Gustavo Dias escreveu:In my opinion, the most honorable and also blessed profession, is fireman.
Because the firemen save a lot of lives in danger or too close to the death. Besides of saving lives, the most emotional moment is when the familiars of the vitms thank a lot the fireman that saved the day.
Gustavo,

Please take a look at my following rewrite and determine why I made the changes that I did, then please let me know if you do or do not have any questions.

"In my opinion, the most hororable and also blessed profession is fireman. Because firemen save a lot of lives that are in danger or close to death. The most emotional moment after the saving of a life is when the families of the victims, thank the fireman for his heroic actions."

J003
There's no doubt that the most important is doing your job honestly, and that all jobs are necessary, but some jobs I think that worthy of praise:
-Policeman: we heard lots of bad things about them, but certainly they are indispensable. And a policeman needs to risk his (or her) life, put up with people who don't have any sense and do a hard work, while half the society criticize them.
-Volunteers: how can I not talk about people who work for the sake of the others and nothing more? Particularly those who go to poor countries to do their works, far from home or volunteer physicians which could earns lots of money, but decides to not. And, above all, the heroes of Fukushima, because one really needs to be brave to expose one's life to radiation having no obligation to do that.
-Teachers and psycologists: because a good professional of these two needs to be patient and learn something new everyday, because they have the power to transform people, and this can change the world.

That's it.

Diego Francora
It's a good question. In my opinion, I believe they are teachers.

The freedomly 10
All professions are honorable, cuz, the society wouldn't develop, if it wasn't for all sorts of works and professionals, just imagine by your self, what it would be if there was no trash collectors, so would you your self collect them and taking them away anywhere else? So everything is integrated into a survival structure, so it is a link, or chains in which everybody and everything is up to one anothers, i mean we depend on one anothers for progressing and having our development, so this is the main point and not distinguishing the professions, or professionals.

f.robles
Certainly Doctors ,because they need study a lot near always and work a lot.In adiction the doctors have offer helping for people when it need.

Marcio_Farias 12530 1 23 211
Just a minor correction. You probably mean "physicians," not "doctors." Yes, we surely cannot live without physicians.

Word to look up in the dictionary: physician.

ernando 10
I guess that the most honorable profession are all of those that involves research, because what would humanity be without science?

The Seixas
For me the profession most honorable profession are teacher because all professions needs of a teacher, doctors, politics, firemen etc.

Frank Florida 210 5
I agree with JH Nascimento and his comment about Fukushima... in my opinion, the most honorable professions are the ones where people sacrifice their own well-being for the sake of helping others.

A very good friend of mine, the man who was my first real mentor, was part of the Soviet military in 1986 and he almost got sent to Chernobyl... they ended up not calling on him, but he also didn't volunteer.

I can't blame him, I don't know if I would have the courage!

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