A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe: Mathematical Archetypes of Nature, Art, and Science Themes

Michael S. Schneider
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God in the Numbers

One of the main focuses of A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe - The Mathematical Archetypes of Nature, Art and Science by Michael S. Schneider, is the strength of Monad also known as the number one. The work describes man's attachment to the decad, the numbers one through ten, over the eons from prehistory onward, and his return to the Monad for the unity and comfort that the original number, their creator, provides. Although Schneider did not intentionally weave a theme of divinity within his work, the material presented does that for him.

The first number, called the Monad by the Greeks, is the creator of the succeeding numbers. Monad is a metaphor for God, the creator. The number one exists within every number that follows. Without "one" none of the other numbers could exist. As other numbers are created, they become independent entities...

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