[LMB] Sorcerous Architects (NO spoilers for most current Pen&Des)

Walter Bushell proto at panix.com
Wed Apr 5 00:49:54 BST 2017


> On Apr 4, 2017, at 4:35 PM, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
> 
> 
>> On Apr 4, 2017, at 2:32 PM, Brad Jones <brad at kazrak.com> wrote:
>> 
>> For a modern, humorous take on this idea, there's a current Disney animated
>> series (US airings on Disney XD) called "Milo Murphy's Law". The idea is
>> that the titular Milo Murphy is a direct descendant of the coiner of
>> Murphy's Law. Milo suffers from "Extreme Hereditary Murphy's Law", meaning
>> that...well, chaos appears around him as everything that can go wrong, does.
>> 
>> His father (also afflicted with EHML) works as a safety inspector, because
>> having him go near complicated machinery acts exactly as you suggest for
>> the sorcerer checking the ropes, rollers, and hoists.
> 
> I’d like to see magic worlds use engineers more and scientists less in developing magic.

Actually an experimental physicist has to be something of an engineer, because the critical
experiment oft requires measurements near the edge of the current technology.


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