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#73 - herecomesjohnny (01/06/2013) [-]
sometimes those pop culture scientists can say some itchy stuff. I don't wanna be a scientist, carl, don't be like some forceful dad, and no, de grasse, the senate should not be made of astronomers. Come on, guys, not everyone who changes the channel from your show or doesn't read your books asimov is way better anyway is supposedly a slave to the system with no brain.
User avatar #124 to #73 - enkmaster (01/06/2013) [-]
Would you rather the senate be made up of lawyers who only care about what they can do for themselves with their power without getting into trouble? Im not saying all Senators and lawyers and businessmen are cutthroat monsters only out for themselves, but DeGrasse has a point. There is not a single representative of the scientific community on the Senate, yet the Senate is supposed to make informed decisions about things that often include scientific studies.
#77 to #73 - xxxsonic fanxxx (01/06/2013) [-]
He didn't mean every kid litteraly wanted to be a scientists, he mean that kids have a natural curiosity and wonder of the world they live in.
#81 to #77 - spleed ONLINE (01/06/2013) [-]
Scientist: "an expert in science, especially one of the physical or natural sciences."   
   
Doesn't say anything about natural curiosity or wonder.
Scientist: "an expert in science, especially one of the physical or natural sciences."

Doesn't say anything about natural curiosity or wonder.
#101 to #81 - mrdrpage (01/06/2013) [-]
If you've ever sat down with one, and asked what a scientist does, they will tell you,    
   
"Study the world around them."   
   
I guess that's what anon was getting at.   
   
I don't know   
   
Only gif close to a scientist.
If you've ever sat down with one, and asked what a scientist does, they will tell you,

"Study the world around them."

I guess that's what anon was getting at.

I don't know

Only gif close to a scientist.
User avatar #194 to #101 - spleed ONLINE (01/06/2013) [-]
People often embellish their profession when confronted with questioning youth.

Like if a police officer explained he defended the weak from villainy.
User avatar #197 to #194 - mrdrpage (01/06/2013) [-]
I see your point, but isn't the guy doing just that in the post?

He's garnishing his profession in the post. Just as you said.
User avatar #198 to #197 - spleed ONLINE (01/06/2013) [-]
Yeah, but, let's be real here:

The idea of all kids, in their own way, being a scientist is kind of a far-off shot.
User avatar #199 to #198 - mrdrpage (01/06/2013) [-]
It is. But he's just adorning it to an outlandish extent.
User avatar #200 to #199 - spleed ONLINE (01/06/2013) [-]
I enjoy conversing with people.
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