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Thursday, March 13, 2003

Thursday March 13, 2003

Filed under: General,Geometry — Tags: — m759 @ 5:24 AM

Death Knell

In memory of Howard Fast, novelist and Jewish former Communist,
who died yesterday, a quotation:

"For many of us, the geometry course sounded the death knell
for our progress — and interest — in mathematics."

— "Shape and Space in Geometry"

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See also
Geometry for Jews.

Added March 16, 2003: See, too, the life of
John Sanford, blacklisted Jewish writer,
who died on March 6, 2003 —
Michelangelo's birthday and the date of
"
Geometry for Jews."

1 Comment

  1. I agree…After 6 years of math, Its the only math class I aced in High school and college.  As a matter of fact I got a “B+” on the Geometry Regents exam…YAAY for Geometry!

    Comment by NickyJett — Thursday, March 13, 2003 @ 9:02 AM

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