Symbolism

Update

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… Read More »Update

Tripolis

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… Read More »Tripolis

Pilgrimage

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… Read More »Pilgrimage
London-Eye

Threes

The Great Pyramid has a base perimeter of 1007.7 yards, as measured by Sir Flinders Petrie in 1883 and confirmed by J.H. Cole in 1925. The mean diameter of the Earth plus the mean diameter of the Moon is 10077 miles (99.99% accurate). 1007.7 yards and 10077 miles use the… Read More »Threes

Memorabilia

I was going through some old paperwork last night and came across a folder of memorabilia from high school. I had a good laugh at this letter: I don’t remember that test and unfortunately I have retained very little Spanish, even though I went on to take 4 years of… Read More »Memorabilia

Tao of the Tau

Tau is the Greek letter T or τ in lower case. The symbol τ was used in mathematics to represent the golden ratio until the Greek letter Phi (Φ) gained prominance (after the first letter of Phidias, acclaimed sculptor of the Parthenon). Tau is also known as the symbol representing the ratio… Read More »Tao of the Tau