Not always. I am considered The Source for astronomical information for my friends (sad but true), and at least one of them forwarded me this the first time it went around. I believe she was in law school at the time and knows, and knew, no more about bubble-headed starlets than I. It's fun to look down on people who don't know as much as we do, but there is always someone looking down on us for the same thing.
Originally Posted by Buttercup
"Now everyone was giving her that kind of look UFOlogists get when they suddenly say, 'Hey, if you shade your eyes you can see it is just a flock of geese after all.'"
"You can't erase icing."
"I can't believe it doesn't work! I found it on the internet, man!"