Mon, 04 Aug 2003 12:41:39 GMT

engineer vs. scientist. I was speaking with a friend tonite about the structure of communities. During this conversation, he told me that i… [zephoria]

this is what is usually called a false dichotomization. the real structure is that there is not only a spectrum between engineer and scientist, but that it operates on many levels across many forms of knowledge. sometimes people abstract to this level to make an explanatory point though… but we have to be careful in doing that, because many people tend to believe this dichotomy.