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  • The Golden Mean, Golden Section, or the Golden Ratio are names that describe a mathematical concept which expresses the relationship of two parts of a whole with each other and with the whole. Leonardo Fibonacci was a monk who noticed that branches on trees, leaves on flowers, and seeds in pine cones and sunflower seeds arranged themselves in this sequence. The Fibonacci Sequence is based on the golden mean ratio, or Phi. The Fibonacci Sequence is a series of numbers where the next number in the sequence is found by adding the two numbers before it.

    Artists, mathematicians, architects and scientists have found that the Golden Mean is particularly suited to the physical world, establishing an uncommonly beautiful and observable visual balance. The Golden Mean describes the development of seeds or the arrangement of flower petals, as well as population growth in species such as honey bees and rabbits.

    The longer I live, the more and more I am convinced that God is a mathematical equation.

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