This Blog Has Mostly Been Moved

I'll probably use it on occasion, but the main place to look is


What’s the point of mathematics?

Someone recently asked this on Math.SE, and it's something I think about a lot, so here is what I think about it currently: This is a really old question, but one I ask myself all the time. (Warning: I'm going to stretch a metaphor so far that the Bard would be worried) I once heard…