Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal by Zach Weinersmith for December 01, 2016
How math works: step 1: insight My God. I wonder if this is true. Step 2: resistance Impossible! Insane! It's not just incorrect; it's an entirely new category of stupid! Step 3: debate It looks right but it can't be right. Perhaps we could restructure all of mathematics in a way that makes it wrong. Step 4: additional decades of debate Step 5: changing of the guard. I will never understand it. I will never believe it. As I go into death, with my final breath I spit on your theorem. Step 6: transmission to students. How do you not get this concept? We spent an hour on it yesterday.