1.618 PHI - the Golden Ratio - Divine Proportion -...
The golden ratio has been claimed to have held a special fascination for at least 2,400. It is a never ending decimal as is PI. In sacred geometry thinking, this was the Creator's formula for building the material world. It is found in Nature: plants, flowers, humans, animals, insects, seashells, tornadoes, hurricanes, atoms, and galaxies. According to Mario Livio:
"Some of the greatest mathematical minds of all ages, from Pythagoras and Euclid in ancient Greece, through the medieval Italian mathematician Leonardo of Pisa and the Renaissance astronomer Johannes Kepler, to present-day scientific figures such as Oxford physicist Roger Penrose, have spent endless hours over this simple ratio and its properties. But the fascination with the Golden Ratio is not confined just to mathematicians. Biologists, artists, musicians, historians, architects, psychologists, and even mystics have pondered and debated the basis of its ubiquity and appeal. In fact, it is probably fair to say...
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