Reading this post reminds me of the French saying: “Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose” (The more things change, the more they stay the same).
History tends to repeat itself, especially when human interests are involved.
With much of what has been going on in the media around math seeming so new for some people, I thought I’d go back in time and do some research into whether this truly was a new problem/issue. I thought it would be even more fun if I went to my old University paper to find that information. My dad edited The Gateway in the 50’s, and it is a truly great University newspaper, so that’s where I went looking.
I found some interesting articles.
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