Most normal people wouldn’t think of zero as a “part” of 8, but then again,most normal people aren’t in charge of Common Core-aligned math curricula.

Are teachers really inflicting crap like this on young children?

Why, yes. Yes, they are.

So, kids: What is the other part if the whole absorbs the whole? Can something come from nothing? Is it something and nothing at the same time?

Goodbye, elementary school math. Hello, Metaphysics 301.

So, why is there something rather than nothing? #metaphysics

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