A new study of math anxiety shows how some people may be at greater risk to fear math not only because of negative experiences, but also because of genetic risks related to both general anxiety and math skills. The results don’t mean that math anxiety can be blamed solely or even mostly on genetic factors, the researchers emphasized. In this study, genetic factors explained about 40 percent of the individual differences in math anxiety. (1)
So this could also mean the reverse: that love for maths is attributed to genetic factors as well.
Who decides which of the two if best?
Who decides that maths are to be loved?
Who decides if this are the eyes through which we should look at the world?
Is love for maths natural? Or unnatural?
Believing in any of the two is weird…
Perhaps that is why Pythagoras used silence…