I saw this yesterday, didn't want to post it because I was having a lovely day, and why ruin it?
The Mathematical Association of America released a statement Friday claiming both that mathematicians should engage in “uncomfortable conversations” about race, and that policies of from the Trump administration, like the lack of a mask mandate in the United States, are somehow an affront to mathematics. The group concludes with a call for a “pursuit of justice” within math.
We're off into the Twilight Zone, where idiots with degrees can make statements like the one I quote there, and not be laughed into poverty and obscurity they way they so deserve. 2 + 2 = 4, always, no matter the skin color of who adds the numbers, no matter where it's done. That's why math is a universal language. But I guess now 2 + 2 = heteronormativecisgenderedpatriarchy or something like that, because reasons.
How about when someone says that 2 + 2 = girls have a vagina and boys are racist rapists, the only proper response can be delivered with a baseball bat?