[Haskell-cafe] Why Haskell is beautiful to the novice

Alberto G. Corona agocorona at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 20:17:33 UTC 2015

Exactly Mike,

The destruction of pedagogy and innovation by Rationalism:


2015-08-28 19:19 GMT+02:00 Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org>:

> On Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 11:23 AM Nicola Gigante <nicola.gigante at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> That’s also why I don’t agree with the math curriculum in high-school
>> (only elementary algebra, trigonometry and basic calculus, at least here
>> in Italy).
>> If a student doesn’t go to college or studies something non-scientific
>> (or even some low-math science), he’ll never see an abstract
>> mathematical concept (see e.g. groups) in all his lives, thus living
>> forever by completely ignoring what math is all about.
>> (and this is really connected with the record-low public trust in science
>> that we are suffering).
> Have you seen this?
> https://www.maa.org/external_archive/devlin/LockhartsLament.pdf
> It pretty much hits the nail on the head for most high school math
> curricula.
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