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Comment: Re:Furthe proof that men and women think different (Score 1) 634

by ravenshrike (#49568517) Attached to: How To Increase the Number of Female Engineers

You do realize that money was not first on my list. I would guess that the majority of engineers are not primarily interested in the money the career will bring them. Rather, it's the 'build shit' mentality that calls most engineers. But the type of guys to get an engineering degree, especially the ones who join one of the P.E. societies, do not do so because of the societal good they can accomplish.

Comment: Re:Furthe proof that men and women think different (Score 1) 634

by ravenshrike (#49568181) Attached to: How To Increase the Number of Female Engineers

Never said they wouldn't then USE their engineering skills for societal good. Just that they didn't go into the field for that purpose. There is a rather fundamental difference. Not to mention, and this is kind of important, EWB does not require any sort of engineering degree. As well, that percentage was the school club, not the percentage of ASCE members in EWB. Thus, using it as any sort of metric is rather... shortsighted.

Comment: Furthe proof that men and women think differently (Score 0) 634

by ravenshrike (#49567871) Attached to: How To Increase the Number of Female Engineers

You won't find a male engineer that became an engineer to feel better about himself and the 'societal good' he can do, that's for sure. Instead it'll be because it either interests him from a 'I get to build neat shit' aspect, or because of monetary consideration. Any 'societal good' he can do with the engineering will be a tertiary consideration at best.

Comment: Re:What could have been (Score -1, Troll) 493

*headdesk* Really? I did NOT know that. Not at alllllll. I certainly wasn't both expressing my opinion on the actual event and at the same time taking a jab at the ubiquity of cat pictures on the internet. Which of course subsequently gets labeled troll by idiots to dense to figure out my position. Or by people who want the people who killed her to get away with it. Hard to say.

Comment: Re: just hang them (Score 1) 591

Because between 5 and 10% of convicted felons are actually innocent of the crime they were convicted of. Given the current state of laws in the US, saying they are wholly innocent of any lawbreaking is insane. In any case, that means that between 1 in 10 and 1 in 20 of people killed by the state should not have been, which is wholly unacceptable.

Comment: Re:Hell No Hillary (Score 1, Informative) 676

by ravenshrike (#49459937) Attached to: Hillary Clinton Declares 2016 Democratic Presidential Bid

Email Server. Really that's all you need to know. She turned over roughly half the emails, then DELETED the rest. When several of the emails reference second hand that she employed one of the premier private intelligence services in the world none of which is primarily touched upon by the turned over emails, this is a pretty big problem.

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