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Sunday, July 5, 2020

It’s Still the Same Old Story …

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 4:29 PM

“He recounted the story of Adam and Eve, who were banished
from paradise because of their curiosity. Their inability to resist
the temptation of the forbidden fruit. Which itself was a metaphorical
stand-in for knowledge and power. He urged us to find the restraint
needed to resist the temptation of the cube—the biblical apple
in modern garb. He urged us to remain in Eden until we were able
to work out the knowledge the apple offered, all by ourselves.”

— Richards, Douglas E.. The Enigma Cube  (Alien Artifact Book 1)
(pp. 160-161). Paragon Press, 2020. Kindle Edition.

The biblical apple also appears in the game, and film, Assassin’s Creed .

Related material —

See the cartoon version of Alfred North Whitehead in the previous post,
and some Whitehead-related projective geometry —

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

An Ordinary Day in New Haven

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 7:30 PM

This  journal on the date of Coe's death 

Related material:  Today's  noon post and a post from August 7, 2006.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Algebra for Schoolgirls

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 8:37 AM

The 15 points of the finite projective 3-space PG(3,2)
arranged in tetrahedral form:

The letter labels, but not the tetrahedral form,
are from The Axioms of Projective Geometry , by
Alfred North Whitehead (Cambridge U. Press, 1906).

The above space PG(3,2), because of its close association with
Kirkman's schoolgirl problem, might be called "schoolgirl space."

Screen Rant  on July 31, 2019:

A Google Search sidebar this morning:

Apocalypse Soon!

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Identity

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 8:53 AM


Related story:

E is for Einheit

Personalities …

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 8:06 AM

For Dan Brown 

It’s a combination of elation and fear, a certain kind of terror,”
Dr. Scott-Warren, a lecturer at Cambridge University, said
Thursday [Sept. 19] in an interview, describing his feelings.

“As a scholar, you get a sense of the fixed landmarks,” he said.
“Suddenly to have a new landmark to come right up through
the ground is quite disconcerting; there’s something alarming
about that.”

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Before Personalities …

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 6:10 PM

Connecting the Dots

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 5:27 PM

"A scholar in England suspected annotations in a First Folio
at the Free Library of Philadelphia were John Milton’s, so he
connected the dots . . . ." — The New York Times  last Thursday

It’s a combination of elation and fear, a certain kind of terror,”
Dr. Scott-Warren, a lecturer at Cambridge University, said
Thursday in an interview, describing his feelings.

“As a scholar, you get a sense of the fixed landmarks,” he said.
“Suddenly to have a new landmark to come right up through
the ground is quite disconcerting; there’s something alarming
about that.”
. . . .

"Dr. Scott-Warren  studies the history of books as material objects …."

Language Game

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 9:28 AM

Previous posts now tagged Pyramid Game suggest

A possible New Yorker  caption:   " e . . . (ab) . . . (cd) . "

Caption Origins —

Playing with shapes related to some 1906 work of Whitehead:

Hollywood Headlines

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 8:25 AM

'Assassin's Creed' . . . . Read more "

 

 

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Emissary

Filed under: General — Tags: , , — m759 @ 8:04 PM
 

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Tetrahedral Structures

Filed under: General — Tags:  —
m759 @ 8:11 PM 

In memory of a Church emissary  who reportedly died on  September 4 . . . .

Playing with shapes related to some 1906 work of Whitehead:

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Annals of Random Fandom

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 5:46 PM

For Dan Brown fans …

… and, for fans of The Matrix, another tale
from the above death date: May 16, 2019 —

An illustration from the above
Miracle Octad Generator post:

Related mathematics — Tetrahedron vs. Square.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

A Pure Geometry

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 8:41 PM

From a post (“Waugh, Orwell.  Orwell, Waugh.”)
linked to here earlier today

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