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From the diary of Josiah Bounderby, aged 72 and 3/4

10 March, 2016
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I note that in Simon Jenkins’s most recent iteration of his contrarian arguments against the teaching of higher maths, he doesn’t include the following in his list of things which students should go into the world with: practice in recognizing repetition, sophistry, and ulterior motives; appreciation of false dichotomies; analysis of sources.

To be honest, I’m more annoyed with the Grauniad for continuing to indulge him, than with his views…

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