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Artistic Mathematics in African Tradition

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Art, Music, Poetry, Mathematics, and Thinking were viewed by Ancient Africans as being like Kaleidoscopic parts of the changing figures of different and strikingly colorful geometric patterns. Those colors, made by one light generating reflections of reflections, ensure no two patterns are ever quite alike. That light, like Math reflecting in different subjects, enabled Ancient Africans to present scientific Truths about each in different forms--and with each qualifying as equally scientific. This principle has infinite applications. Examples: the union of Math with the Poet gives to Figures of Communication a robust form or fervor with measure. Or, vivid coloring spotlights the center of a mathematically accurate physical illustration. Or, for what is mathematically correct, in metaphorically describing passion with the tenuity (delicacy) and paleness of a symbolic expression.

By following differences in outside world topics back through to their origins, Ancient African Sages could find a Transition Zone connecting completely different "kingdoms"--a "zone" typically filled with apparent chaos--a "zone" in which, said African Sages, there is always an undiscovered logical coherence among the parts of a problem, its basic logical structure, and its underlying base. Of course, this requires Analysis of the problem--subdividing the whole of a thing into its component parts in order to discover the general principles underlying its individual happenings--and prioritizing them so as to select the keystone. Once in this zone, some aspects of it will relate to creatures; some to creations; and some to what is transitional. "Transitional" in different forms of Crystals displays as a hybrid between the inanimate and animate as well as manifests, under different circumstances, on either side. Regardless of the field of study, whatever is problematic in the zone is seen as a patterned disorder suspected of having a shape of underlying apparent randomness. What allows sense to be made out of this chaos is applying Math to look behind the obvious as the start of discovering the consistent, permanent, stationary, and unchanging patterns/elements underlying those natural events. The detection of its ordered pattern relys on Math and its method of reality acts as a "Substance"-- meaning a 'standing under' the obvious and the hidden to untangle the problem's Base/Foundation.

Once the problem has been reduced to its "Seed," then Creativity is born out of the discovered disordered situations and movements. Such allows for arrangements and combinations to design new connections of whatever is disorded. People likely to be successful choose the circumstances and/or tools they want or, if that is not possible, they make those circumstances and/or tools. This calls for novel ways of looking at things, as in the pleasure of Unconditional Love being in the loving; or happiness being in its passion. A way African Sages arrived at such profound insights was during Meditation (a breaking through the confinement of individuality in order to discover universality and limitless expansion), rituals, and chants. One such thought was Math moving in the sphere of complete abstraction from any particular instance of what is being talked about--a concept of the Black Egyptian Tehuti, named "Hermes Trismegistus" (meaning mankind's Thrice Greatest "Master of Masters") by ancient Greeks. He is shown in the act of "stretching the cord"--the act of moving from the Spiritual Center of Cosmic Wholism outward in order to create forms in the physical 3-dimensional space. Within the Hermetica attributed to Tehuti's teachings, he said" "God is an infinite sphere, whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere." This powerful concept conveys an idea of the infinite. Once Math Proof had been established and while staying confined to and evolving within the laws of God, the Sages combined knowledge acquired from different planes of existence with reasoned speculations (e.g. aspects within the African Supernatural realm) so as to fashion Mythological laws. The essential is that the Divine Law of African Ma'at is the fundamental principle underlying the Laws of Science--in the Natural Sciences--in the Humanitarian Sciences (e.g. Government, Economics, Psychology)--and in the elevation of Theology and Philosophy. Since Numbers constitute the only universal language, one can call on "Think Tank" support from others who speak different languages, whether in other fields or in nationality. The point: The goal of Science is to discover the underling web of relationships that operate in Nature.


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