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#1 2006-10-08 00:56:26

Devantè
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The Scientists and 2x2

Several scientists were all posed the following question: "What is 2 * 2 ?"
The engineer whips out his slide rule (so it's old) and shuffles it back and forth, and finally announces "3.99".
The physicist consults his technical references, sets up the problem on his computer, and announces "it lies between 3.98 and 4.02".
The mathematician cogitates for a while, then announces: "I don't know what the answer is, but I can tell you, an answer exists!".
Philosopher smiles: "But what do you mean by 2 * 2 ?"
Logician replies: "Please define 2 * 2 more precisely."
The sociologist: "I don't know, but is was nice talking about it".
Behavioral Ecologist: "A polygamous mating system".
Medical Student : "4" All others looking astonished : "How did you know ??" Medical Student : :I memorized it."

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#2 2006-10-08 02:10:04

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Re: The Scientists and 2x2

These kind of jokes are not of the type that makes you laugh out loud. They still tend to put a smile on my face though smile


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#3 2006-10-08 02:28:18

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Re: The Scientists and 2x2

Yeah, that's my style of jokes. I like to make people smile, not laugh.

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#4 2006-11-25 04:46:38

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Re: The Scientists and 2x2

it's really funny Devanté


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#5 2006-11-25 04:59:37

Devantè
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Re: The Scientists and 2x2

Thank you, rida.

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#6 2006-11-25 07:25:47

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Re: The Scientists and 2x2

very funny!


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#7 2006-11-25 07:51:15

Devantè
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Re: The Scientists and 2x2

Thank you, coolcat23.

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#8 2006-11-25 15:46:56

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Re: The Scientists and 2x2

I love the punchline...it describes my cardiologist so well! He is really good at prescribing the exactly correct dosage of medications, and that is great when you actually need the medications. But he also make some ridiculous recommendations because he does not know how to think (well, he does if you really push him, but it never seems to be his initial approach).

I have found that many MDs do things by rote, and it is difficult to discuss medical matters with them, because they blindly follow "Aristotle" and if you question anything from a factually-based, analytical viewpoint, they tell you that it is fine if you want to believe in superstition, "But I go by sciece." Their idea of "science" is whatever the current, conventional formulation that they have memorized happens to be. Jokes (and cartoons) can be really great for exposing nonesense!


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#9 2006-11-26 05:08:09

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Re: The Scientists and 2x2

i just cant understand the meaning of this joke


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