A Mathematician's Lament by Paul Lockhart
Lockhart argues in part essay, part dialogue between Salviati and Simplicio, that math is an art to be discovered, not to be taught by rote.
The Calculus of Saying “I Love You”
I told my girlfriend about a week into the relationship that I loved her. Forget the math, say it when it feels right to say it.
Steve Yegge says that math is easier to learn once you know programming
Not only that, but gives some pointers on what math to check out for those like me who've forgotten everything about it.