Here are a few of the things that I have found out about the number 23:
Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes.
The pattern of DNA shows irregular connections at every 23rd section.
Humans have 23 vertebra running down the main part of their spines.
Blood circulates the body on average every 23 seconds.
The average head of human hair can support 23 tons of weight.
Measure the circumference of your head in inches and see what you get!
The golden section, an ancient progression of whole numbers represented by the series 2,3,5,8 etc. is repeated again and again in Nature.
Biological symmetry also mirrors the importance of the number five [i.e. five main bits spread out like a starfish, arms, legs, head etc., then five
Five (2+3), is an immensely significant number in all ancient and some modern rites and rituals. Take the pentagram and modern [post-Crowley and
The male and female sexual cycles run on different scales. Male cycle: 23 days. Female cycle 28 days [lunar month]. You blokes out there may not know
about your sexual cycle but if you were a Tantrist doing your sex magic on a regular basis then you would!
The I-Ching, practised by Taoist scholars since one thousand BC, uses coins (of which tails value 2 and heads value 3) to create a process of
that views past, future and present as a whole. Central to the philosophy is the realisation that current reflection and meditation will effect the
course of events. The I-Ching provides no set predictions but shows a possible course on one fractal arm of the future.The 23rd hexagram of the
I-Ching signifies Chaos, Disintegration.
December 23, 2012 is the day the classic Mayans said the world would end.
The human biorhythm cycle is 23 days long.
The Harmonic Convergence occurs every 23,000 years.
Geosynchronous orbit occurs at 23,000 miles above Earth's surface.
To me though the number 23 means nothing,just another number.