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#96 - breakfastlunch (09/05/2012) [-]
<---Politicians who study engineering
<---Politicians who study engineering
#127 to #96 - rageattheusername (09/05/2012) [-]
Suddenly gained +21 respect for engineers. Have an awesome pic.
#1 - rebelgamer (09/05/2012) [-]
They're working science jobs and engineering jobs.
They're working science jobs and engineering jobs.
#357 to #1 - anon (09/05/2012) [-]
noob
#133 - kubrick (09/05/2012) [-]
**kubrick rolled a random image posted in comment #70 at Bill Nye motherfucker ** Hardly deep words, but a very valid observation.

<--should be in the senate.
User avatar #135 to #133 - kubrick (09/05/2012) [-]
I'll take it!
User avatar #143 to #133 - moooossseeee (09/05/2012) [-]
It may have just been a direct quote, but didn't Yoda say that...?
User avatar #351 to #143 - ilovehitler (09/05/2012) [-]
I think it's the thing where the picture, the quote, and the person being quoted are all different.
User avatar #374 to #351 - moooossseeee (09/05/2012) [-]
okay i figured. I just wanted to be sure.
#272 to #133 - danihollywood (09/05/2012) [-]
his face when he saw what he rolled
his face when he saw what he rolled
User avatar #149 to #133 - oliva (09/05/2012) [-]
Most accurate roll. Ever.
User avatar #86 - Sinless (09/05/2012) [-]
To everyone below,

Being an engineer or scientist doesn't mean you don't understand law or understand the impacts of a decision. But it does mean that we better understand what it takes to make better conditions for the people. An engineer would better understand the mechanical and industrial needs of a community, a scientist would be better at devising new options for bettering a community.

He's not saying that law and business majors should be kicked out of politics, but rather that our leadership should be more diverse in their professions. Ex, a civil engineer could be better for a position that oversees the development of land for a city, while still understanding the business needs for such operations. Or a mechanical engineer for the position that oversees public transportation. Of course Law majors should still make laws, but there are areas where other professions would be better suited.

I may be wrong, but that's just the way I see it.
User avatar #120 to #86 - ganjalff (09/05/2012) [-]
a physicist cried today.
User avatar #123 to #86 - piclemaniscool (09/05/2012) [-]
Once an engineer or scientist has been in his profession long enough to understand the communities' needs, he probably won't want to switch careers. Years of connections and social standings as well as learning an entriely different lifestyle can be too much of a shock to most.

I'd ******* love to have some school teachers in our government, though.
User avatar #97 to #86 - sandnigglets (09/05/2012) [-]
I never thought of it that way, here's a finger
User avatar #124 to #97 - ReeferTrees (09/05/2012) [-]
A thumb is not a finger, it is an opposable appendage
User avatar #165 to #124 - retardfridge (09/05/2012) [-]
*sigh*
Every thumb is a finger, but not every finger is a thumb.
A thumb has the same use as the other fingers, but placed differently for the sake of efficiency.
#8 - anon (09/05/2012) [-]
Scientists and Engineers are a bit too honest to practice politics
User avatar #38 to #8 - forasecond (09/05/2012) [-]
Perfect way to put it.
#66 to #8 - lordmoldywart (09/05/2012) [-]
My mechanic lies out his teeth whenever I get my MOT done
#109 to #66 - anon (09/05/2012) [-]
Yet he's still more honest
User avatar #218 to #66 - lolzersauce (09/05/2012) [-]
He's neither a scientist nor an engineer. Ask him to explain the thermodynamics of your internal combustion engine.
User avatar #284 to #218 - lordmoldywart (09/05/2012) [-]
Mechanics is, in the most general sense, the study of forces and their effect upon matter. My mechanic is a mechanical engineer.
User avatar #28 - Rockaman (09/05/2012) [-]
Engineers and scientists can get better jobs, why the **** would they want to work for the government when they can do so much better?
User avatar #78 to #28 - corkscrew (09/05/2012) [-]
because they still go get government funding
#91 to #43 - terracount (09/05/2012) [-]
Ok, so when scientists said the Earth was at the center of the universe, or that it was flat, that was true?
User avatar #95 to #91 - Mattyowl (09/05/2012) [-]
The people of whom deducted such theories were not scientists. More like philosophers, really. Anyway, some facts aren't debatable anymore; such as whether evolution occurred. It most definitely did... but some people still disagree.

Science has reached a point of which if we don't know what something is or what something does, we don't jump to a conclusion. We hypothesise until concrete proof is found.
#98 to #95 - terracount (09/05/2012) [-]
Of course people jump to conclusions, just look at Hawking's assertions on black holes only a few years ago. Look at the M-Theory! As far as evolution goes, it depends on what you consider evolving. Viruses mutate all the time, but is that evolution? Viruses aren't considered alive so maybe not. Nobody has actually SEEN birds slowly change the shapes of their beaks or monkeys slowly transform into sub-humans. Evolution is a good guess at what happened, don't get me wrong, however, it's still erroneous to think of it as a "fact".
User avatar #104 to #98 - Mattyowl (09/05/2012) [-]
Yeah, a lot of it is hit and miss. That is science in a nutshell.

For me, the evolutionary theory is indisputable. Fossils and such show the change in animal bone structure over many, many millennia to adapt to their ever-changing surroundings and predators.

Evolution is still seen as a theory. Indeed, it is a theory, but the most logical one and one that has masses of proof behind it.
User avatar #118 to #104 - theholum (09/05/2012) [-]
Indeed. It's odd how many people dismiss evolution simply becasue they don't know what meaning of the word 'thoery' they use.
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#156 to #126 - terracount (09/05/2012) [-]
http://serc.carleton.edu/microbelife/yellowstone/viruslive.html


You ignorant cunt.
#264 to #156 - kerplunking (09/05/2012) [-]
Fair enough. That was very stupid of me. I apologise.
#100 to #43 - anon (09/05/2012) [-]
false. a lot of science is still just theories.
User avatar #121 to #100 - Chuckaholic (09/05/2012) [-]
The word theory has a different meaning in day to day life than it has in science. A theory in day to day life is just an idea, a thought, without research. In science that's a hypothesis. A scientific theory has much research gone into it and generally isn't called fact in case someone finds a bombshell that shatters the theory completely. However these "theories" have so much evidence that 90% of the time they could be considered a fact anyway.
User avatar #132 to #121 - usernameluisdjlols (09/05/2012) [-]
that's why my bio teacher gives us f's ever tim we say something's a theory in science when we they mean hypothesis, spot on mate
User avatar #134 to #132 - Chuckaholic (09/05/2012) [-]
An F seems a bit harsh but I suppose it's better to learn now than in the exams. What course you doing?
User avatar #137 to #134 - usernameluisdjlols (09/05/2012) [-]
just biology, not too far in school yet, but hey im not complaining much i got awesome teachers
User avatar #273 to #137 - Chuckaholic (09/05/2012) [-]
ok sounds good. Good luck with that.
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User avatar #159 to #111 - wiredguy (09/05/2012) [-]
Not knowing about it is sort of included in that statement.

There is something which is correct in every situation, whether you believe it to be this thing, or that thing. There has to be at least one.

And yeah yeah, I know, paradoxes.
Well paradoxes do have answers, It's possible we just don't know them yet, or they're due to a flaw in mathematics.
Look at Zeno's, that had an answer.
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User avatar #110 to #43 - cumwhore (09/05/2012) [-]
I'm getting really tired of Bill Maher calling people anti-science. He believed that vaccines cause autism.
User avatar #117 - odonnell (09/05/2012) [-]
Its quite simple to explain, Engineers and Scientists solve problems.
Business men and Lawyers cause the problems then leave them for someone else to deal with.
#280 to #117 - JulesVerne (09/05/2012) [-]
**JulesVerne rolled a random image posted in comment #8 at Lambo? ** A business man who opens a solar factory is creating a problem? A lawyer that works for the people who got betrayed in the financial crisis are creating a problem? Wallstreet employed the best mathematics mayors straight from university to create new financial products, later called weapons of mass destruction. Most of the people here are generalizing, you are all being retarded idiots and i hope you never have children.
User avatar #350 to #280 - ilovehitler (09/05/2012) [-]
Yes, he gives people more reasons to argue
Yes, as they often will have to work for those who are lying about being betrayed, and have to do their best to help them.
I can't even begin to understand what you're trying to say after that.

Also, you call us generalizers, then proceed to call us all retarded idiots. Hypocrite.
User avatar #289 to #280 - odonnell (09/05/2012) [-]
Yes. Creating a Solar factory is giving people things to argue about eg the efficiency compared to nuclear.

Lawyers don't help people in financial betrayal, they use the problem to get money for themselves and then cause more problems for the person with the problem in the first place.

I don't know what the rest of you're comment is about, but I think i disagree with that as well.
#128 to #117 - misterjollie (09/05/2012) [-]
Truth
#267 - justderpin (09/05/2012) [-]
**justderpin rolled a random image posted in comment #208 at Too Early? ** Science.
#71 - shatt (09/05/2012) [-]
**shatt rolled a random image posted in comment #3 at Those Monday Mornings.. ** PENIS
#342 - iamphoenix (09/05/2012) [-]
Legislators that had a career in law? Man, that's weird.
User avatar #304 to #298 - stevenrm **User deleted account** (09/05/2012) [-]
where is this picture from?
User avatar #307 to #304 - maskedhippo (09/05/2012) [-]
I don't really know. I've had for a long time.
User avatar #308 to #307 - maskedhippo (09/05/2012) [-]
but wherever it was, it was probably awesome.
User avatar #309 to #308 - stevenrm **User deleted account** (09/05/2012) [-]
yea i know it must of been a good time
#340 - repugnantpug (09/05/2012) [-]
Comment Picture
User avatar #80 - masterfluffydubs (09/05/2012) [-]
*watch out, we've got a philosopher over here*

(unable to post pics yet)
#59 - anon (09/05/2012) [-]
Its very important actually. Because a lawmaker cannot solve problems, he is not educated to solve anything.

Ask a lawman to prevent car accidents and he'll make rules, and set speedlimits that are enforced by arbitrary system and fines.
Ask an engineer to prevent cart accidents and he'll get to work on a car that cannot have an accident.
#164 - moustachefingers (09/05/2012) [-]
In an interview on the science channel, he said that when he discovered he was a meme, he was a little creeped out by it.  But now he enjoys seeing people's reactions when he puts up his hands and says &quot;Watch out, we got a badass over here.&quot;   
   
Cool scientist is cool.
In an interview on the science channel, he said that when he discovered he was a meme, he was a little creeped out by it. But now he enjoys seeing people's reactions when he puts up his hands and says "Watch out, we got a badass over here."

Cool scientist is cool.
User avatar #147 - srskate (09/05/2012) [-]
Scientists aren't politicians purely because they are too smart for it.
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