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Innumeracy, the new illiteracy?

May 22, 2014
By Jeremie Fish , Adirondack Daily Enterprise

To paraphrase Thomas Jefferson; "Where the press is free, and every man is able to read, all is safe." Jefferson wrote many things alluding to the necessity of a free press, as well as an educated public capable of partaking in that free press. He believed strongly that a reading public would be able to keep the government in check. Unfortunately we are in a time when something even more threatening has set in, innumeracy.

 
 
 

 

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