Alex Meinhold – 18 Febr 2021 –  Man sollte mal einen Shitstorm produzieren, dass die Mathematikprüfungen gecancelt gehören, da besonders immer bei der Stochastik nur auf Männer und Frauen rekurriert werden. Additiv wird die nicht auf die rassische Unterdrückung von PoC hingewiesen und Transgender spielen keine Rolle, ergo die Prüfungen sind White Supremacy-Propaganda.

Math teachers are literally Nazis.

Case closed!

“A math education professor in New York City claimed that the equation 2+2=4 “reeks of white supremacist patriarchy.”” (Laurie Rubel, Brooklyn College professor of math education)

 “The idea that math (or data) is culturally neutral or in any way objective is a MYTH. i’m ready to move on with that understanding. who’s coming with me?” Brooklyn College professor of math education Laurie Rubel tweeted last week to her roughly 1,200 followers.


Laurie Rubel@Laurie_Rubel

Aug 3, 2020

Replying to @Laurie_Rubel

Here’s another: Repeat, ON LOOP, “of course math is neutral because 2+2=4.” Rely on that supposed axiom to then target ppl (& especially women) for coordinated ridicule/harassment. Never stray from this LOOP because it’s an easy one to engage every Tom Dick & Harry to engage

Laurie Rubel@Laurie_Rubel

the idea that math (or data) is culturally neutral or in any way objective is a MYTH. i’m ready to move on with that understanding. who’s coming with me? #takebackmath

6:04 PM · Aug 3, 2020

“Along with the ‘of course math is neutral because 2+2=4’ trope are the related (and creepy) ‘math is pure’ and ‘protect math.’ reeks of white supremacist patriarchy. i’d rather think on nurturing people & protecting the planet (with math in service of them goals),” she continued.

The tweets grabbed the attention of others within academia, including Harvard Ph.D. candidate Kareem Carr, who said, “People say it’s subjectivism to ask if math is Western. I don’t get that. It’s an objective fact that some groups were more involved in the creation of modern math than others. They may have been *trying* to make it objective but it’s not stupid to ask if they actually succeeded!”

One academic, James Lindsay, pushed back against Reubel’s tweets, saying that the simple math equation of 2+2=4 helped lead to significant scientific feats.

“It’s certainly the case, and the Woke need to be held firmly to the point, that feats of engineering like space travel and rocketry utterly depend upon accepting stable meanings of mathematical statements like 2+2=4 as objectively true, not mere accidents of culture,” Lindsay tweeted.

Rubel’s tweets come after Rutgers University’s English department declared that proper grammar is racist earlier this summer.

The school’s English department will alter its grammar standards to “stand with and respond” to the Black Lives Matter movement, and the department’s head said that the program will hold “workshops on social justice and writing,” increase the “focus on graduate student life,” and incorporate “‘critical grammar’ into our pedagogy” in the wake of George Floyd’s death and the resulting calls to end racism and police brutality.

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