Take Five

      Five is my favorite number. Sounds funny, a bit nerdy. You know, to have favorite numbers. But it’s true. I confess a certain affection for all the numbers. After all, they’re all “sacred expressions of the transcendent”. But the five is truly special. Its symmetry is perhaps the richest of all. The golden proportion phi, rooted in fivefold symmetry, is a phenomenon of great beauty and importance to … Continue reading Take Five

Symmetry of the Four

  The whole numbers (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6): Each number carries a certain spiritual import. The 5 is perhaps the most beautiful, the 3 with it’s holy trinity…. The symmetry of the four isn’t just for squares – or maybe it is. Continue reading Symmetry of the Four