After 1-2 years of writing formal math proofs in undergraduate school, I now speak and write much more eloquently than I used to. Now, before uttering or writing a statement, I take a quick pause to ask myself whether(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

it's logically valid;

it's unambiguous;

it's relevant and sequentially fluid, if it's in the context of other statements I've made;

it's concise, using the absolute fewest words possible.

I'm not exaggerating the least bit. And this why talking to women (which I rarely do) is so annoying: they use 5 times as many words as necessary, without logical coherence, relevance, or anything that makes a math proof "elegant."

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# Writing mathematical proofs has greatly improved my life

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