Simple Math

One of the more egregious failings of America’s schools systems is that they don’t teach applied mathematics. As a result most Americans can’t understand simple math concept or even see them except in the broader context of society.

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Equality does not necessarily equal congruency. Two equally valued individuals or groups could be quite dissimilar. Trying to believe or claim otherwise is bad math and worse thinking.

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