> Where the hell did that come from????? > > "James Llort" <email@example.com> wrote in message > news://firstname.lastname@example.org... > > Hi, > > > > I'm concerned about the narrowm view of the world 'hard' science > > students have these days. I think the problem starts at college - > > There's a culture that somehow science is more rational and usefull > > then the humanitities. Lecturers encourage students to joke about arts > > students, and humilaite them whenever possible. This encourages > > eliteism, and I for one am sick of it. > > > > Let's tell it like it is. 'science' is just as much about opinion as > > the humanities. Research simply follows the fad of the day. Take > > dieticians for example. These men and woman believe that just because > > they have degree in medical science that they are all knowing. Why, > > what they recommend one day may kill you the next! (see the DDT story > > for more information.) Science is 95% opinion then facts, lets face > > it. What about astrology, the most rediculious of the sciences! But I > > degress... > > > > Another example is music. We know what sounds good. Everyone aggreed > > that Valves for instance sound great. But knowitall engineers use > > trensastors with inferious sound quality just to save a few bucks. > > They argue with numbers. Hey, I don't want to do maths just to listen > > to music. I know what I like. You cannot apply objective reasoning to > > a subject which is intristically subjective. But try telling those > > recent grads with their useless piece of paper that and they go all > > mightier--then-thou. > > > > > > The problem with you technical guys are that you are all so eliteist. > > Whilst you want to trun collage into a trade school with yore narrow > > minded views that collage should be a job training centre, humanities > > are focused on making you a well rounded person who is auctually > > interesting to be with, not a boring focuesed geek. Really, it makes > > me so mad when people say "oh, he's doing a humanities degree, that's > > easy". I have to read *3* *books* *a* *week* on average. Not picture > > books either I assue you. It is a lot of work, but the upshot is > > improved grammer and spelling skills that are lacking in the > > technical. As for those that say "you will be working at mcdonalds" , > > I'm going on to so a PhD in socialolgy where I'll be line for tenure > > where I have a much more rewarding job then beeing a science freak or > > an engineer. Anyways, all I have to do to be a engineer wold be to get > > my MSCE and how hard couyld that be? techincal stuff is simply > > whatever fad the market thinks is hot at the moment, but all great > > things were done by humanities. > > > > You technical types are far to narrow minded and cynsical. You should > > learn to enjoy life. > > > > Relax, and make peace with god. He transcends all.