At least a technical person can understand the appropriateness of a topic within a forum. What the heck does the MCSE certification have to do with what is currently happening in colleges? Keep this crossposting crap within your other forums.
-- Rob Hammersmith MCSA, CCEA
"James Llort" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news://email@example.com... > 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.