Subject: Re: Youtube Philosophy Sun May 07, 2017 6:43 am
Damn! Those numbers were presented to me only two days ago in a documentary I was watching.
I was never drawn to the study of numerology but I think much practical knowledge is contained within the concept of fractals.
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Subject: Re: Youtube Philosophy Sun May 07, 2017 7:08 am
I've seen that image with tree branches before. I tried looking at actual trees to see if the branches are distributed like that, according to the Fibonacci sequence. I wasn't able to find that this was the case in reality. If you never do see a tree that has branches like that, take a photo and post here so I can see.
There are a lot of other examples of Fibonacci and the Golden Ratio though, in nature, in our bodies, etc.
Subject: Re: Youtube Philosophy Sun May 07, 2017 1:29 pm
Its also not actually necessary for a tree to balance like this - its a misunderstanding of why growth balances out at Phi. Which is due to weight distribution.
Growth per the golden ratio occurs in such things as a rams horn or a snail house or a human ear because it maintains equal relative weight distribution during the growth - at no point in the process does the weight of the object tilt to one side.