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Posted: 01 May 2012 06:48 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Posted: 01 May 2012 07:17 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Let this be true indeed!! We need more analytical minds out there. Science is de’bomb! grin


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Posted: 01 May 2012 07:25 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Thevillageatheist - 01 May 2012 07:17 AM

Science is de’bomb! grin

NOTE: Please do not use science to build bombs! wink

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Posted: 01 May 2012 07:27 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Love it AH!

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Posted: 01 May 2012 08:20 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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NOTE: Please do not use science to build bombs

Just an expression Austin! Don’t BLOW it out or proportion cheese


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Posted: 01 May 2012 08:24 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Thevillageatheist - 01 May 2012 08:20 AM

NOTE: Please do not use science to build bombs

Just an expression Austin! Don’t BLOW it out or proportion cheese

Sorry, sometimes I have a short fuse.

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Posted: 01 May 2012 09:59 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Austin Harper - 01 May 2012 08:24 AM
Thevillageatheist - 01 May 2012 08:20 AM

NOTE: Please do not use science to build bombs

Just an expression Austin! Don’t BLOW it out or proportion cheese

Sorry, sometimes I have a short fuse.

Well, stop throwing fuel on the fire.  LOL

Seriously, nice find. I love it.

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Posted: 01 May 2012 10:30 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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That’s great.  Unfortunately, three of those five will be going to college to get degrees in finance so they can become bankers, hedgefund managers, etc.  I’d like to see methods of making science and teaching more attractive and business degrees less attractive to students.

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Posted: 01 May 2012 10:47 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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What I find curious is this from the late 1950s.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/sce.3730430106/abstract

And yet I am not aware of our so called educational system trying to promote science education via science fiction.

And there was this:

http://www.archive.org/download/Biography_in_Sound/Biography_in_Sound_-_561204_-_69_-_Ticket_to_the_Moon.mp3

There is mostly a subtle and sometimes not so subtle discouragement of science.  There is so much crap called science fiction now.

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Posted: 01 May 2012 11:01 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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That’s great.  Unfortunately, three of those five will be going to college to get degrees in finance so they can become bankers, hedgefund managers, etc.  I’d like to see methods of making science and teaching more attractive and business degrees less attractive to students

That’s not likley to happen until they raise the pay for those professions! How many more Enrons do we need? We need more Hawkings though. A lot more!!!


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Posted: 01 May 2012 11:05 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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Occam. - 01 May 2012 10:30 AM

That’s great.  Unfortunately, three of those five will be going to college to get degrees in finance so they can become bankers, hedgefund managers, etc.  I’d like to see methods of making science and teaching more attractive and business degrees less attractive to students.

Occam

Agreed. I’d also add that I’d like to see professions that actually produce something pay more than those that do not. Hey, I can dream.

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Posted: 01 May 2012 12:32 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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traveler - 01 May 2012 11:05 AM

Agreed. I’d also add that I’d like to see professions that actually produce something pay more than those that do not. Hey, I can dream.

Yep. Reminds me of the great lecture Martin Sheen gives Michael Douglas in Wall Street. Wish I could find it online but I can’t at the moment. He talks about how he contributes nothing. He creates nothing. He builds nothing. He only destroys. Great moment. (Douglas’ character, Gordon Gecko, was buying out Sheen’s character’s airline—only to tear it apart, lay off everyone and sell off the assets at a profit.)

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Posted: 01 May 2012 12:57 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]
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LOL  Funny, but unfortunately more teens will always go into the “white collar” fields than science/engineering;  it pays more, it’s easy, and for most humans, science is just too boring.  The world is slated for more “Gordon Gekko’s” than “Frederick Banting’s”.

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Posted: 01 May 2012 02:14 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]
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This hits close to home :-(  First it was baking soda volcanoes, then model rockets. By the time my oldest was in middle school she was doing studies on smoking habits of high schoolers. I don’t know where we went wrong. Now she’s starting her PhD in immunology. I’m beginning to think she will never pull out of this downward spiral. tongue laugh Sorry, Dad’s have to brag sometimes

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Posted: 01 May 2012 02:41 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 14 ]
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macgyver - 01 May 2012 02:14 PM

This hits close to home :-(  First it was baking soda volcanoes, then model rockets. By the time my oldest was in middle school she was doing studies on smoking habits of high schoolers. I don’t know where we went wrong. Now she’s starting her PhD in immunology. I’m beginning to think she will never pull out of this downward spiral. tongue laugh Sorry, Dad’s have to brag sometimes

As you should. Congrats!

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Posted: 02 May 2012 04:24 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 15 ]
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This hits close to home :-(  First it was baking soda volcanoes, then model rockets. By the time my oldest was in middle school she was doing studies on smoking habits of high schoolers. I don’t know where we went wrong. Now she’s starting her PhD in immunology. I’m beginning to think she will never pull out of this downward spiral.  Sorry, Dad’s have to brag sometimes

Boy, do you have something to brag about! Congrats. Believe me, they don’t all turn out that way. It takes a lot of good parenting to instill the love of learning in a kid.


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