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Courage – part 2

By Nathan Barton Courage, as discussed earlier, is a virtue.  It is also a requirement for many occupations. “First responders” is a fairly new label, referring to firefighters, emergency medical technicians/paramedics, and law-enforcement officers.  That is, those persons (usually government … Continue reading

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Politics and Engineering, Part 2

By Nathan Barton In the first installment, I compared politicians and engineers, explaining why I believe that few engineers are involved in politics – at least in elective politics. To help non-engineers understand engineers better, and how we view politics, … Continue reading

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Politics and Engineering

By Nathan Barton ​I am an engineer, and I am involved, oddly enough, in politics.  This is, in both American and world history, a fairly rare situation.  Look at the rosters of Congress and of State legislatures, and you will … Continue reading

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