What is the problem with ideological conversion of engineers in Silicon Valley?
According to Stewart Alsop, we humans always tend to put other people in boxes, turning a society into "Us vs. Them" situation.
It could be very helpful for the people in Silicon Valley to get out for a while and to see the world for what it is, which is a place drastically different from the bubble within the valley.
This transformative experience could help open one's eyes and to change how we treat and respond to people who are not like ourselves.