Byline: Zainul Arifin
MOST of those who want to put a stop to the teaching of the subjects of Science and Mathematics in English are neither racist nor chauvinist, though some may be. Most simply believe in their cause - whatever it may be.
And, they are championing their cause despite knowing its potentially disastrous outcome.
It is akin to acknowledging the dangers of smoking, and yet continuing to puff away. Why? Because the instant gratification of the nicotine fix is more compelling that the longer-term consequences of smoking.
Getting kids to learn maths and science in their mother tongues - what about the kids in Sabah and Sarawak who have to …