um, y'all must know that the idea that math is objective or neutral IS A MYTH #takebackmath
or read Cathy O'Neill's work @mathbabedotorg on "Weapons of Math Destruction" or any or all of Rochelle Gutierrez' scholarship
if this is more your speed, there's John Ewing on "mathematical intimidation"
or Borba & Skovsmose on "the ideology of certainty in mathematics"
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
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
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) 🌏❤️💙💚
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