## HITCHENS TO THE MATH LESS TRAVELED…

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This is my exercise in shoveling out the **blogpile…**

As I grow older, I find increasing comfort in maths. For me there is a beauty in equations that I have often found in an elegant bit of code (an elegance that I think has been lost in a world of computers with memories and processing speeds measured in insane quantities.

I think that is why this comment in the

What is it like to understand advanced mathematics? piece spoke to me:Others that made me think include:

Two professions that I’ve considered over the years were becoming a Lawyer or a Talmudic Scholar because both have a certain cerebral cleanness about them. I think, if I had had the proper education in the beginning, I might have considered Mathematics as well.

This topic, and thread, is a rabbit hole if I ever saw one.

Jeff