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Re: Dilbert's Theorem

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May I add the Lazootin postulate:

"The capacity to accumulate wealth is inversely proportional to one's
sense of compassion and integrity."

Gary M. Wheeler, AIA, Architect
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From: ECVAl3(--nospam--at) <ECVAl3(--nospam--at)>
To: seaint(--nospam--at) <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Date: Tuesday, February 23, 1999 1:05 PM
Subject: Dilbert's Theorem

>Dilbert's Theorem states that "Engineer's can never earn as much as
>executives and sales people."
>Theoem supported by 2 postulates
>Postulate 1: Knowledge is Power.
>Postulate 2: Time is Money.
>As every engineer knows: Power = Work/Time
>Since: Knowledge = Power, than Knowledge = Work/Time
>Since: Time = Money, Than Knowledge = Work/Money
>Solving for Money, we get: Money = Work/Knowledge
>Thus, as Knowledge approaches zero, Money approaches infinity, regardless
>the amount of work done.
>Conclusion: The less you know, the more you make!