The disease of leftism now threatens to infect our nation’s most gifted mathematicians. A professor with a problematic haircut is patient zero.
“The University of New South Wales’ School of Mathematics and Statistics has warned students not to use the word ‘marriage’ when referring to Hall’s Marriage Theorem, deeming it to be ‘too offensive’.”
— Caroline Marcus (@carolinemarcus) September 25, 2017
— Sky News Australia (@SkyNewsAust) September 25, 2017
“The theorem was proved by Phillip Hall in 1935 and relies on the standard example of matchmaking men and women to represent two distinct sets.”
The move by the University of New South Wales comes as student groups clash on campuses around the country on same sex marriage.
‘The reason why was because the canonical example has homophobic implications, at least in (lecturer Catherine Greenhill’s) eyes,’ Mr Lynch said.
Senior lecturer and UNSW academic advisor, Dr Thomas Britz, says the advice was inappropriate and he will speak to the staff involved.