On Nov 11, 2012, at 8:01 PM, kirby urner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I have this theory that there is a natural progression to all of this. When we lay down the ideas and theory of mathematics in a student, that process inevitably follows the same pattern in which it was discovered by humankind. > > Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny -- an over-used, over-applied cliche > that's often misleading when not plain wrong
Actually, it is pretty well accepted in the context I put it.