See, school separates these different ideas into different subjects like they’re all different when really they’re all just smaller parts of a bigger whole.

Okay so to put this into perspective lets take one really broad idea. The Fibonacci Sequence. What is the Fibonacci sequence? Well to put it plainly, its when you create a series of numbers by starting with one and then adding that number to the previous one to get the next number in the sequence. Like so: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34… and so on unto infinity.

Now you probably learned about this in math and was like oh cool that’s nice how you can make a pattern of numbers like that. And then your teacher makes you create this stupid ass pyramid thing like this:

**1**

**1** *1*

**1** *2* **1**

**1** *3* **3** *1*

** 1** *4* **6** *4* **1**

** 1** *5* **10** *10* **5** *1*

So you write the number below by adding up the two numbers above it and create a Pascal’s Triangle. And you’re all like awesome, we can use this Fibonacci sequence to make a pyramid of numbers where if you take each row of numbers and add up each number in a diagonal starting with the “1’s” on the left, it will equal a number in the Fibonacci sequence (it’s hard to see but the diagonals go from bolded, to italicized, to bolded). Then the lesson ends and you’re sitting there with all these questions like what the fuck? Why is this important? What the fuck do these numbers have to do with anything in my life? Why the fuck is it named the Fibonacci sequence anyways? Who the fuck is Pascal? And then because you’re a kid and don’t really care or you find that asking all these questions and getting answers would be more trouble than it’s worth, you forget the whole thing and move on with your life. So herein lies the fail of our educational system:

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