In Pixels, nerds who played arcade video games save the world. This might be a spoiler, but it is a comedy and they set that up from the beginning. After George W., an idiot for President seems plausible. Maybe this should inspire people to do what you love. If you're lucky, circumstances come together so it turns out to be a good thing. Of course, it might not work out and people will say you're a loser. Interpreting the past based on the outcome is not very scientific. Probably there's a name for that kind of bias.