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Phd Dissertation

A bunny rabbit is sitting in a clearing in the woods, typing away on his laptop computer. A fox comes along, and asks the bunny rabbit what he is doing. The rabbit replies, "I'm writing my PhD dissertation."

"What are you writing about?" asks the fox. "The title of the thesis is: 'Predation by Bunny Rabbits on Foxes and Wolves'," said the rabbit.

"Predation by rabbits on foxes and wolves?" exclaimed the fox, "But rabbits don't prey on foxes and wolves--that's counterintuitive!"

"Well" said the rabbit "perhaps you would like to come down into my burrow, and see my data!" The fox follows the rabbit down the rabbit hole, and a few minutes later the rabbit emerges brushing fox fur from his arm and picking bits of fox out of his teeth. He returns to his typing.

A few minutes later, a wolf comes by, and asks the rabbit what he is doing. "I'm writing my PhD dissertation; it's titled: 'Predation by Bunny Rabbits on Foxes and Wolves'," said the rabbit.

"Predation by rabbits on foxes and wolves?" exclaimed the wolf, "But rabbits don't prey on foxes and wolves--that's counterintuitive!"

"Well," said the rabbit, "Perhaps you would like to come down into my burrow, and see my data!" The wolf follows the rabbit down the rabbit hole, and a few minutes later the rabbit emerges brushing wolf fur from his arm and picking bits of wolf out of his teeth. He returns to his typing.

A few minutes later, a grizzly bear emerges from the rabbit hole, turns to the bunny rabbit, and says, "The second chapter looks fine. I'll read the third chapter next week."

And so, the moral of the story is that it does not matter if your research is counterintuitive, as long as you have the right supervisor.