I had been helping my son John study for his algebra final exam all afternoon.  He had been doing fairly good, but after finishing that last grueling practice problem, he’d had enough. He got up from his chair and looked at the answer on his paper and exclaimed, “Algebra is useless.  That’s nothing more than a mark on a piece of paper!” I didn’t think of it that way at all, but I began to realize how we all see things from different views.  To him, adding numbers to some obscure formula on a piece of paper had […]