Thursday, 3 April 2008

Magic numbers



The Wizard ;) tells me that it's no coincidence that complex crop circles based on designs such as the Julia Set tend to occur near universities where there reside, naturally, lots of mathematicians. He has a point there. He is entranced by the idea of a world without personalities, the world of mathematics. This concept is so entirely alien to me that I marvel at the idea. Do numbers have personalities? In numerology they do: 5 is sex, 2 is female, 1 is male, etc
The autist Daniel Tammet sees numbers as having colours and qualities, a condition known as synesthia.
Fibonnacci stair?

2 comments:

  1. 5 is sex, 2 is female 1 is male? I'll have to add that to my list of chat-up lines! Next time I'm out on a date I'll take a pair of dice with me! :-)

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