For millennia philosophers, mathematicians, architects, artists and mystics have been interested in the divine proportion, but its understanding has been highly fragmented. My recent work attempts to show how the divine proportion is a hidden universal symmetry worthy of comprehensive study and understanding. Euclid’s book Elements (300 BCE) contains the first known written definition of […]
I’ve recently written a few articles outside this site that you might enjoy. I was Graham Hancock’s author of the month back in September 2014 and I wrote “Measuring the Mystery” for that occasion, which features several images from my book Quantification that hint at many intriguing mysteries.
In no particular order, here are some new images I’ve created recently. I posted these on my Facebook wall but they quickly got lost in the ephemeral feed. This blog is a much better repository for this research. This post is a grab bag of things I’ve noticed that haven’t made their way yet into […]
The ancient Egyptian Temple of Debod was moved to Madrid, and is aligned with St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. The Vatican axis continues eastward to Istanbul, which was once capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. Back then Istanbul went by the name Constantinople. The city went by the name Byzantium even before that, from 660 […]
Back in 2012 I wrote a post on Burning Man, a post-modern pilgrimage where 50,000 people converge on Black Rock City in the Nevada desert every summer. This cathartic festival culminates in the ritual burning of a giant man in effigy. Julius Caesar wrote in his Commentary on the Gallic War that the Gauls sacrificed […]