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Fractal Artwork

Benoit Mandelbrot coined the word “fractal” to describe his new object and those like it. He argued that the edge of the set was more than a line (one dimension) and less than a plane (two dimensions). He claimed it had a dimension somewhere between the two, a fractional dimension.…

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The known and unknown

The more you know, the more you know you don’t know. “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so” – Mark Twain To me, there is a knowing and a KNOWing. The human knowing is a product…

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Of chaos and order

Fractals are, to me, an access to understanding the relationship of chaos to order. With fractals, what appears to be chaos at one scale of magnification can appear to be organized in some recognizable order at another scale of magnification. Alan Watts gave the example of a rope; the observing…

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