The Safety And Health Of The Public

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The paramount idea I am proposing is this; the safety and health of the public will are put at risk if the same kinds of people keep political power in the future. What I want to covey is people with no engineering background or similar trade don’t have or chose not to act in the best interest of the public when their careers are on the line. On top of that the world is changing at a blinding pace: the challenges of global warming, population growth, and rapidly advancing technology, are problems the general public needs help to handle, without the help of engineers in positions of power. The threats to humanity will overwhelm the political structure we currently have, unless engineers are at the helm to meet them. There are several human made disasters we have covered in the class talking about what happens when people with little to no engineering experiences made engineering decisions. For most cases only a few people were directly affected, while this is a tragedy so people lost their lives the scale of the issues has been on a smaller scale. Your attention your focus and your beating heart I hope contemplate and understand why this event is important. The event in question is dubbed the Flint Water Crisis it is a much larger scale issue where thousands of people are subjected to a series of careless decisions.
To understand the context of my argument we need to understand how the Crisis happened, the people responsible in making the crisis, and those that help to
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