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We treat engineers like shit in USA.  Even the engineers who work for the military-industrial complex are considered the scum of the earth.  My brother-in-law was an engineer for Boeing during the SPEA strike.  He walked picket lines with some of the best rocket scientists on earth.  What they discovered was that it took folks like the teamsters to actually help them and that truckers and rocket scientists had the same problems.

I recently read the Enzo Ferrari would have rather been known as engineer than commander.  There are countries on earth where folks brag that they are engineers by insisting their designation is included in their mailing addresses.

See if you ever see THAT in good old USA.

"Remember the I35W bridge--who needs terrorists when there are Republicans"

by techno (reply@elegant-technology.com) on Tue Aug 7th, 2007 at 02:24:43 AM EST
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