
Re: Mathematicians  do we need them?
Posted:
Jan 26, 2003 10:49 PM


"flip" <flip_alpha@safebunch.com> wrote in message news://1043638806.512323@news1.nethere.net... > "Rob" <robero99@hotmail.com> wrote in message > news://ts6cndu0Mf27qmjXTWcow@wideopenwest.com... > > Now that calculators are in abundant supply? > > > > Rob > We have medicine, why do we need doctors? > > We have typewriters, why do we need writers? > > We have pencils, why do we need computers? > > Well, with only pencils, and no computers, we will have to do calculations? > > Well, with calculators, we can do calculations. > > Well, with calculations, we will need mathematicians to find better and > faster ways. > > Well, with new calculations we will need lawyers to protect the public. > > See a pattern?
No, since you still didn't say anything about *electons*, or lasers, or Buckyballs, or reduction gears. Which is usually why pencil people are often given a job on a street corner, rather than anywhere near calculators.
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