- Sexual Assault Statistics in the USA
- Oh for goodness sake.
- A close-up look at the turbine floating in the North Sea. I really hope they can work the bugs out of this one...
- Salem hypothesis - a name for a correlation that has been observed amongst scientists, between subscribing to creationism and working in an engineering discipline.A disproportionate share of engineers seems to have a mindset that inclines them to entertain the quintessential right-wing features of "monism" - "why argue when there is one best solution" - and of "simplism" - ˜if only people were rational, remedies would be simple".
- The largest single group were engineers, with 78 out of 178, followed by 34 taking Islamic studies, 14 studying medicine, 12 economics and business studies, and 7 natural sciences. The over-representation of engineers applies to all 13 militant groups in the sample and to all 17 nationalities, with the exception of Saudi Arabia.
A lot of piecemeal evidence suggests that characteristics such as greater intolerance of ambiguity, a belief that society can be made to work like clockwork, and dislike of democratic politics which involves compromise, are more common among engineers.
It is the case
that there is a right way and a wrong way, and we should do things the right way.
that life is a series of compromises, trying to find solutions that have more payoff than downside.
there would be a right way and a wrong way, so I knew what I had to do.
there would be no perfect way, and I'd just have to make my own compromises and find my own way through life.
Less than a week after Disney buys Marvel, DC/Warner undergo massive reorganisation. What next, one wonders...