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Topic: Why schools used to be better
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GS Chandy

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Re: Why schools used to be better
Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:51 AM
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Robert Hansen (RH) posted Mar 2, 2013 2:16 AM:
>
> On Mar 1, 2013, at 2:52 PM, Louis Talman
> <talmanl@gmail.com> wrote:
>

> > Here I must disagree. Mathematics has been, is, and
> will remain, central to human endeavor; it is one of
> only two effective tools we have for manipulating
> ideas.
>
> How can something be "central to human endeavor" if
> so few humans possess the ability?
>
> Bob Hansen
>

And who, in your expert opinion, had claimed that "so few humans posses the ability (to do mathematics)"?

GSC
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