Category Archives: Mathematics

Wisely and Slow: Salutary Advice For Students In The New Year

ROMEO¬†O, let us hence; I stand on sudden haste. FRIAR LAURENCE¬†Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast. Students in general grow impatient with the advice of Friar Laurence. I don’t blame them. I, too, sometimes find myself wanting answers … Continue reading

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Schools…What’s the Difference?

At some point one begins to wonder what the real difference is between the education offered at the prestigious $25,000+ per year private school and the conventional garden variety public school? Garden Variety Public School Prestigious Private School Or for … Continue reading

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Textbooks and Fast-Food Restaurants

As much as I try I now find it nearly impossible to get enthusiastic about any textbook. There is something about the whole textbook genre that just seems almost intrinsically boring- or at the very best, interesting for a very … Continue reading

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Let’s pretend we’re all scientists!

Anyone who has studied history or philosophy will necessarily have become aware of various curiosities affecting the way people have spoken and expressed themselves in various times. I am not speaking about the various languages that people speak but rather … Continue reading

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