Carpenter: I built
Doctor: I saved a woman's life
Scientist: I've designed the missle defense system our country uses.
Dumbass: I only measure direct contributions, and I fail
to understand that it is possible for something to indirectly benefit society. I'm the kind of person that thinks that rebounds and assists
are useless in basketball.
Philosopher: I am interested in a discipline that has given birth to democracy and other political theories, the natural
sciences, psychology, and more recently, cognitive
the work conducted in philosophy, a monarch could
destroy the house that a carpenter built without
any compensation, and the knowledge necessary to save a person's life
or to build a missile defense system would have not likely
I use logic to reach
conclusions that are either necessary, contingent, or contradictory (impossible). Computers and robotics would be impossible without
my contributions to propositional calculus, first-order
logic, temporal logic, and modal logic.