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To Be A Geek.

By Charlie T Dougal,

What does it mean to be a geek? Well, at the risk of making this a very short article; here’s a quote from Dr. Who (The Lazarus Experiment) which I think sums up the word nicely:

“Tish Jones: He’s a science geek, I should’ve known.
The Doctor: Science geek, what’s that mean?
Martha Jones: That you’re obsessively enthusiastic about it.
The Doctor: [grins] Oh, nice.” (From http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1000257/quotes)”

The Doctor is glad of this label, and why not? After all, the ancient stereotype “geek” was afforded is a vague and unfair generalisation, just like all stereotypes.
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