Pitagora, la musica armoniosa (e Dioniso, la musica folle, disordinata). E poi, la musica pervade l’universo, come volevano i Pitagorici? Kosmos e Caos, fuori e dentro di noi?
Il testo è in inglese e appartiene al vecchio blog del Man of Roma. Forse verrà tradotto. Dedico questo reblogging a Kikkakonekka, matematico e logico. Per vedere i filmati e sentire le musiche (una personale, frutto di una notte dionisiaca) bisogna cliccare sul post originale. Enjoy.
As you know I have been musing on Pythagoras of Samos recently (Ὁ Πυθαγόρας ὁ Σάμιος). I wrote about him in my blog and in other blogs.
P was a great mathematician. Now it turns almost all bloggers MoR has been discussing with (also on P) have some math capabilities. MoR has instead very little. So he asked his friend Extropian for help.
Extropian is laconic and doesn’t like blogs. So he first sent this movie and just said: “This stuff is Pythagorean.”
He then added: “Here following is the rationale behind the movie.”
He also sent me this paper on Pythagoras & Eugene Wigner that requires a degree in physics to figure out what the hell it means.
Finally he linked to another movie and declared:
“You became a pianist but you’ll always be longing for the strings of a guitar, of a violin or of a lute…
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