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Topic: The Catch 22 of Engineering and The Role of Engineering
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Marvin the Martian

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Re: The Catch 22 of Engineering and The Role of Engineering
Posted: Apr 15, 2012 1:08 AM
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On Sat, 14 Apr 2012 11:43:28 -0700, Kevin wrote:

> The catch-22 of engineering is that nobody wants to buy what the
> greatest engineer on earth is able to design. Nobody wants to fund what
> the greatest engineers on earth are able to design. Government wount
> enforce the engineering standards that government is required to
> enforce... If your potential is to become a great engineer, then the
> last thing you want to do is to go into enineering... All things
> considered, the greatest potential in engineering should pursue science
> or math instead of engineering. Now, it isn't that there is or should be
> an acrimonious relationshhip between engineering and physics since both
> played their role in building the perfect instrument.
>
> The Role of Engineering
> The role of engineering is to go to the Supreme Court and say 'This is
> Engineering and this building is condemned... Everybody GET OUT!!! Oh,
> you wount do it then government is null and void.' The Supreme Court
> answers to a higher authority and that is Engineering.


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