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On May 25, 2005, at 1:40 PM, Honles, Thomas wrote:

"You future engineers want to work in the black and white of science, and most people think that laws are black and white, but lawyers like me, we work in the gray of the law, and the most successful lawyers work really hard to find that gray between the black and the white"
That's an interesting point. It's the same way in engineering. We go through 4+ years of school and the first 5 years of practice, believing that engineering really is the 'black and white of science,' but it's really more art than science. Not unlike the law or medicine for that matter.
Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
chrisw(--nospam--at)   | this distance" (last words of Gen.
.......................................| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)

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