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(Permalink) Posted: Jan. 09 2007,17:45   

Quote (Freelurker @ Jan. 09 2007,17:17)
This was my last comment to UD, which was suppressed:
Salvador wrote:    
Depends on how one frames the poll question. If you asked, “dear engineer, we are conducting a poll…
Do you think the engineering profession can survive without the intelligence of engineers?
Can mindless unpaid processes do the job better than intelligent engineers?”
I expect you’ll probably get mean looks for asking such a stupid question.…

Yes, you will get mean looks. I recommend you don’t use your stupid questions.

Sal tried to strawman me and I turned it back on him. And just as politely. So someone decided to protect Sal.

Not only is it a strawman, it's a pathetically lame one.  Sal would have us believe that the following two propositions are equivalent:

A. ID would be useful in the practice of science.
B. Intelligence is useful to engineers.

"I wasn't aware that classical physics had established a position on whether intelligent agents exercising free were constrained by 2LOT into increasing entropy." -DaveScot

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