They must design curricula that focus on solving practical problems, such as providing clean water to a growing population.
This and other practical problems end up having solutions that are decided on by politicians and corporations.
But more importantly, how is science going to advance if we do NOT have specialization? According to Stephen Hawking, specialization and granularity in science is a good thing.
They have proved that bird DNA contains genes that create dinosaur characteristics. The only way this can happen is through the evolutionary process
No, God made it that way. Because he is testing our faith by giving us the ability to think rationally when presented with what appears to be scientific evidence. Now if you'd excuse me, I need to go sacrifice my kids.
The fight as to who gets the most of the tax payer dollars
...if we stop promoting science, medicine, learning, education...
I agree with that entire list except medicine. For the most part, medicine doesn't cure anything, it just keeps us alive while mitigating the worse symptoms of our diseases.
You need to get out of your liberal echo chamber and learn the truth that not everyone who disagrees with you is either nuts or evil.
This is great advice, but can actually be generalized to both sides.
Some years ago, I came to the conclusion that one of the worst things that has happened to this world is "labels" (religion, politics, etc.). Labels tell us how we think we should think instead of just thinking on our own.
I get fricken "Senior Java Programmer" pushes from them on a weekly (occasionally daily) basis
I have found this problem in Chicago. 100% of the time it is shitty 3rd party recruiters that are probably just trying to land interviews with their clients (the employer). Now I refuse to work with 3rd party recruiters unless I absolutely have to.
The US Federal Government buys more Dell machines than any other major customer.
What the hell do they use them for? My dad did work for the government and he filled out a paper time card and handed it in to another person that did more paper work.
Neckties strangle clear thinking. -- Lin Yutang