Monthly Archives: October 2015

YES: SPEEDING UP THE PACE OF LIFE BRINGS MANY DISADVANTAGES AND PROBLEMS FOR MODERN SOCIETY, MAKING THE ADVANTAGES OF SLOWING DOWN A COMPARATIVELY ATTRACTIVE ONE. 1. In many of our economic activities and work-lives, excessively speeding up the pace of life has resulted in disastrous financial and health consequences, making the act of slowing down […]

YES: STUDYING MATHEMATICS PROVIDES IN-DEPTH VIEWS INTO THE COMPLEXITIES OF THE DISCIPLINE AND IS INTELLECTUALLY SATISFYING BUT ULTIMATELY LESS USEFUL TO MOST INDIVIDUALS AND SOCIETAL WELL-BEING. 1. In many acclaimed educational systems worldwide, the foundational levels of mathematics contain many topics that may engage youths’ intellectual curiosity but prove less useful if they specialize in […]