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The Golden Ratio And Beauty - An IntroductionNovember 17, 2016 9:11 pm
Many thanks to Dan Foley for asking me to contribute this piece to his website. My goal here is for you, the reader, to gain a clear understanding of the thing we call “the golden ratio.” This is a topic on which many people have opinions, ranging from mystical adoration to scientific disdain. My own view falls into neither extreme. I must ask for your indulgence as my effort to clarify the topic requires me to raise some important issues prior to getting into its actual description and possible meaning. It’s impossible to talk about a mathematical concept without math; however, I have tried to hold it to a bare minimum. My own serious interest in the golden ratio began as a child with a moment that was clearly poignant enough for me to recollect. Please join me as we begin this story quite a while ago in another country. Win Corduan The Golden Ratio and Beauty – An Introduction Still Life with Tar Paper I must have been around ten or eleven years old, somewhere in my first or second year in the German “higher school,” (Gymnasium), when Herr Finke1, our art teacher, brought a piece of ripped tar paper to class. He had run across it on his walk to school. Before the hour started, he enthusiastically showed it to some of us boys and told us what a wonderful work of art it was, and that he would frame it and hang it on his wall. Those were obviously the days when the “pre-and-post-anything-is-art” school was flourishing. I figured that, ifContinue reading