NAA: S is for Symmetry

New post at Not About Apples.

It’s been a long time already since A was for Abstraction. Today another contribution to the mathematician’s alphabet, S is for Symmetry. I claim that, just as the mathematical language of numbers fulfills a human need for the abstraction-act of counting and quantifying, the appreciation of symmetry, both geometric and not, is a thing we all do instinctively but which longs for the right language.

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