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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal by Zach Weinersmith for October 28, 2014
God must be a mathematician because he made the universe obey rules. No, God must be a physicist because he made the universe of point masses. No, God must be an engineer because he made the universe function sensibly so long as you don't look too close. No, God must be a biologist because he made the universe chaotic enough to permit change and stable enough to permit replication. This is dumb. God is clearly an economist. How do you know? Have you read the story of Job? Okay, so I killed off five of your kids. Here are five brand-new ones! What's the matter? Kids are a fungible commodity.
I loved working with engineers. I would watch them turn up their noses at those with practical abilities they had learned from years on the job. Then as a physicist, I would point out that it was a shame that they couldn’t make it as a physicist and had to settle for something less.