Autor se zamýšlí nad pojetím matematiky, cílem vyučování matematiky pro různé skupiny uživatelů matematiky i nad přípravou učitelů matematiky.
The author presents his views of the goals of teaching mathematics. The text is complemented by a number of quotations by writers and public figures related to education. The goals are considered in relation to the ways people will use mathematics in their future life. Finally, the author presents some recommendation how to improve teaching mathematics.