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Posted: Jun 1, 1995 2:52 AM
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Date: Thu, 1 Jun 1995 02:52:30 -0400 (EDT)
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Subject: Re: relax gary
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I'm probably in the minority in my belief that the strong feelings being
bandied about in these posts recently make perfect sense. In what is no
doubt a fruitless attempt to short-circuit the usual criticism towards
posters whose feelings run high, I say: let it all hang out.

It should be clear that some folks here have VERY strong feelings about
the Standards, both pro and con. Personally, I think it's healthier to
put our cards on the table than to express false politeness (of course,
I've no objection to sincere politeness). Thus, while I find the
opinions of some posters difficult to fathom, I prefer that they let the
sarcasm roll, if that's what it takes for them to make clear what they

I think Dan's cracks about political correctness, etc., and Gary's last
post about Harv Becker's misattribution (not to mention the response it
prompted) suggest that folks are taking their math ed issues pretty
seriously, which is precisely how it should be.

If I have one word of caution, it is against the tendency some of us
exhibit towards what seems to me to be a wee bit of paranoia: it would
seem that folks on many points of the political spectrum see conspiracy
hiding under every rock. I find left-wing and right-wing paranoia equally
silly. I think we'd get further looking at specific examples of what's
going on in real schools with real kids than we will by making gross
generalizations about what "the enemy" is up to.


Michael Paul Goldenberg
University of Michigan 310 E. Cross St.
4001 School of Education Ypsilanti, MI 48198
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259 (313) 482-9585
(313) 747-2244 email:


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