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The sphere revisted

Following my post from 2012, I thought I would collect together all the references to (Empedocles’) sphere in the Meditations.

From 8.41:

The things however which are proper to the understanding no other man is used to impede, for neither fire, nor iron, nor tyrant, nor abuse, touches it in any way.

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Marcus Aurelius

CLOSE YOUR EYES ... Between the covers

A BRUTAL DOUBLE MURDER in a remote Somerset cottage has baffled the police, and inflamed local opinion over what they see as the ineptitude of the investigating officers. 658 more words


Nature's Geometry: An Introduction to Phi Pattern Paradise

“I wonder at the starry pattern in the sky
Are they little pieces of moon which want to fly..?”
Munia Khan


Calculus, algebra, and trigonometry.

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Adventures In Imperfection

Photo-A-Day: September 26th

It finally happened. We have reached the last of the pictures I took during the summer to be able to use whilst I was living away from home. 60 more words


Glowing Sphere Shower Curtain

Customize your bathroom decor with this science fiction-themed shower curtain, featuring a mysterious, three dimensional glowing blue orb on the reflective surface of another planet. 30 more words