We all know a subject That has as its object

Advancing its user's needs forward.

When "mathematics" is good, It is very very good.

But when it is bad it is horrid. [as in"crabgrass language"]

"95% of the Mathematics Departments of N. A. have opted out of civilization." Richard Bellman

"We have arranged that science and technology cannot be understood ... a prescription for disaster." Carl Sagan

"[Today] production workers must know math." L. Thurow

"Mathematics is language at its best." L. Bloomfield

"[M]athematics is madness of the spirit" A. N. Whitehead

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