Re: US Science Education Sucks

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Fri Aug 24 2001 - 12:56:32 MDT

From: "Mike Lorrey" <>
> Because of specialization, of course. You don't train people to be
> chemists when they are going to pound nails all their lives.

So it's genetic? Some people are natural born chemists and others are
congenitally predisposed to pound nails all their lives? Or does the quality
of education have something to do with the proportion of people who become
chemists, etc.?

Stay hungry,

--J. R.

Useless hypotheses, etc.:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego

     Everything that can happen has already happened, not just once,
     but an infinite number of times, and will continue to do so forever.
     (Everything that can happen = more than anyone can imagine.)

We won't move into a better future until we debunk religiosity, the most
regressive force now operating in society.

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