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Comment Re:Socially relevent (Score 1) 207

He's not a well-known engineer.

He's a well-known actor/comedian that happens to have studied electrical engineering.

  • No true engineer could be famous. Therefore, anyone who is famous is not a true engineer, no matter how much engineering they did.

  • So you've heard of this engineer before? You must be one of those engineering types, not "just folks". Anybody who knows about an engineer doesn't count...

It's a clever argument but it doesn't say much.

Understanding is always the understanding of a smaller problem in relation to a bigger problem. -- P.D. Ouspensky