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Sunday, February 25, 2018

The Dark, Seductive Art of Groton

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 9:26 AM

A sequel to Friday's "The Dark, Seductive Art of Phillips Exeter."

From Twitter today —

Groton School‏ @GrotonSchool  Feb 1

Groton School Theater Department Presents: CABARET
Friday, February 23rd at 7:30 pm
Saturday, February 24th at 7:30 pm
Sunday, February 25th at 3 pm
All performances are free to the public. Please make ticket
reservations in advance online: http://bit.ly/CABARET2018.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

The Ugly Duck

Filed under: General,Geometry — Tags: — m759 @ 7:11 PM

"What of the night
That lights and dims the stars?
Do you know, Hans Christian,
Now that you see the night?"

— The concluding lines of
"Sonatina to Hans Christian,"
by Wallace Stevens
(in Harmonium  (second edition, 1931))

From "Mathmagic Land" (May 22, 2015)

Donald Duck with Pythagorean pentagram on hand

Donald in Mathmagic Land

From "The Trials of Device" (April 24, 2017)

Wittgenstein's pentagram and 4x4 'counting-pattern'

Pentagon with pentagram    

Friday, February 23, 2018

The Dark, Seductive Art of Phillips Exeter

Filed under: General,Geometry — Tags: , — m759 @ 10:00 PM

From two pedagogues in Montana —

https://www.nctm.org/Publications/
Mathematics-Teaching-in-Middle-School/
2016/Vol22/Issue1/Quilt-Block-Symmetries/

Related material from author Dan Brown's father,
a pedagogue who taught at Phillips Exeter Academy :

Click the above image for some background.

Related material from Log24 —
 

Verwandlungslehre.
 

Compare and contrast with the above
Transformational Geometry  cover:

Related material from Vienna — The previous post and
Wittgenstein on Bewitchment.

See as well . . .

Click to enlarge.

Snow Games

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 9:42 AM

'Origin' (NOT by Dan Brown)

Related material — (Click to enlarge) —

"Risin' up to the challenge of our rival"

Eye of the Tiger

Detail —

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