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In nature, we find patterns, designs and structures from the most minuscule particles, to expressions of life discernible by human eyes, to the greater cosmos. These inevitably follow geometrical archetypes, which reveal to us the nature of each form and its vibrational resonances. They are also symbolic of the underlying metaphysical principle of the inseparable relationship of the part to the whole. It is this principle of oneness underlying all geometry that permeates the architecture of all form in its myriad diversity. This principle of interconnectedness, inseparability and union provides us with a continuous reminder of our relationship to the whole, a blueprint for the mind to the sacred foundation of all things created.
Originally posted by outsidethemilkglass
. What is this number really? Why is it everywhere we look, and in God's blueprints for nature?
PHI.... in the human face
PHI, all about
Originally posted by Seapeople
This is a ratio. Interesting but really I dont see much more to it. It is mathematically relevant just like many other formulas. As far as its power to evoke emotional responses, I dont believe that. Its all in what the observer would want to see. See it for what you want to and not what you read on a website somewhere. If it is a special thing for you, then let it be. If it doesnt mean anything more than any other ratio or number, dont force it to because others tell you it does.
In a sense the Golden Proportion can be considered as supra rational or transcendent. It is actually the first issue of Oneness, The only possible creative duality within Unity. It is the most intimate relationship, one might say, that proportional existence – the universe – can have with Unity, the primal or first division of One. For this reason the ancients called it ‘golden’, the perfect division, and the Christians have related this proportional symbol to the Son of God.
Why, it may be asked, cannot Unity simply divide into two equal parts? Why not have a proportion of one term, a:a? The answer is simply that with equality there is no difference, and without difference there is no perceptual universe, for, as the Upanishad says, ‘Whether we know it or not, all things take on their existence from that which perceives them.’ In a static, equational statement one part nullifies the other. An asymmetrical division is needed in order to create the dynamics necessary for progression and extension from the Unity. Therefore the f (phi) proportion is the perfect division of Unity: it is creative, yet the entire proportional universe that results from it relates back to it and is literally contained within it, since no term of the original division steps, as it were, outside of the direct rapport with the initial division of Unity. This is the essential difference between the division of unity by the square root of 2 and its division by f (phi), both of which are geometrical proportions.
One might also consider that while PHI/phi cannot "Define" God or "Spiritualistic" Divinity in it's Entirety, PHI/phi does in fact allow for Mankind to prove repeatedly that such boundless Divine Influence is all around us, even within us! Again, taking PHI/phi and applying it to Life and Nature from the Micro to Macro allow Mankind to understand and witness Divinity at Work to whatever percise calculation is possible at the time. One last thing I'll mention is that if One was to consider the fact that PHI/phi are found throughout the Human form from it's DNA to Bone Structure along with the common belief that "GOD made us in HIS FORM", One might then consider PHI/phi to be the Signature of GOD in "Mathematical or Scientific Terms" and a Repeatable Proven Link between GOD, Nature & All Mankind!
Originally posted by outsidethemilkglass
but a what i have said so many times is a God can be anything, it can be a pattern repeated many times or a group of people together, so PHI could very well be a God in itself, though this may conflict with your beleifs, i suppose it could also be called a law.