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Salary Theorem: The less you know, the more you make


 Postulate 1: Knowledge is Power.
 Postulate 2: Time is Money.

As every engineer knows: Power = Work / Time
And since Knowledge = Power and Time = Money
It is therefore true that Knowledge = Work / Money .
Solving for Money, we get:
Money = Work / Knowledge
Thus, as Knowledge approaches zero, Money approaches infinity, regardless of the amount of Work done.


  1. hilarious post. i like the way your brain thinks 🙂

  2. Hahaha, that’s amazing!

  3. Ah. Flaw in the logic, though. What if Work is a function of Knowledge, or if they both depend on a third variable? It may be the case that as Knowledge->0, Work->0. In which case Money could be just about anything. Perhaps the limit is some constant, simply proving that the dumber the person, the closer Money approaches, say, 7.

  4. love it : )

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