In a message dated 95-07-20 03:24:02 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Chi-Tien Hsu) writes:
> >Very well! This is the point I have tried to deliever all the time. >I don't see why we can not bring the same good things to kids >even within the context of formal mathematics. Don't misunderstand me, I >don't mean to say that the applied part of math is not important, but again, >it can also be very boring. > >Chi-Tien > >
May I say that this is a point of perspective. Personally, I find theoretical math a boring necessity whereas applied math can be a fascinating addiction.