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Jacobâ€™s degree program required an algebra class. He petitioned the deanâ€™s office demanding a release from the class without penalty. The dean wanted to know why.
â€œI canâ€™t take algebra,â€ Jacob explained, â€œBecause exponents are against my religion.â€
â€œThatâ€™s preposterous!â€ The dean snapped.
â€œI am an atheist,â€ Jacob explained. â€œI donâ€™t believe in higher powers.â€