The Parthenon and the Golden Ratio: Myth or Misinformation?

(Gary Meisner) The application of the golden ratio by the designers of the Parthenon is a common point of confusion and dissension. Multiple seemingly credible sources state that the golden ratio was not used in the design of the Parthenon. Most of these, however, trace back to a single very inaccurate and incomplete article as their source. Once this information was published by a few recognized authorities, more people yet then quoted them as a “reputable” source, and the misinformation grew.

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Scientists: Golden Ratio Observed In Human Skulls — Does this Mean We’re Pre-Programmed to Understand Fractal Realities?

(Justin Deschamps) The golden ratio is a number or mathematic constant found almost everywhere in nature. It’s also used in the development of technology, and user interfaces, as human beings seem to be innately programmed to respond to the so-called golden number. Recently, a team of scientists discovered that the spatial morphology, or shape, of the human skull, is more reflective of the golden ratio than other animals. What might this mean?

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Ken Wheeler on the Lost Pythagorean Secrets of the Golden Ratio

(Aether Force) Through Ken Wheeler’s lecture series on Magnetism and his books “Uncovering the Missing Secrets of Magnetism“, “The Indefinite Dyad in Plotinus’ Metaphysics & Mysticism“, & “Pythagoras, Plato, & the Golden Ratio“, he describes the role of magnetism and gravity as expressions of dielectricity in a conjugate universe. As a linguist and meta-physician, he has re-envisioned modern physics with Platonic Logic. His work, if taken seriously, provides much support to the theories of Walter Russell. Below you will see a collection of Videos where Ken describes the lost Pythagorean secrets of incommensurability and the golden ratio.

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Golden Ratio Myth, Fact and Misunderstanding: The Missing Evidence

(Gary Meisner) There are many misconceptions and misrepresentations about the golden ratio. Some look too fervently for patterns and say it exists where it really doesn’t. Some whose goal is to debunk golden ratio myth say it doesn’t exist where it really does, missing the obvious and often not stating what proportions appear instead.

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Golden Ratio Overview — The Sacred Number Found Everywhere in Nature and Society

(Gary Meisner) What makes a single number so interesting that ancient Greeks, Renaissance artists, a 17th century astronomer and a 21st century novelist all would write about it? It’s a number that goes by many names. This “golden” number, 1.61803399, represented by the Greek letter Phi, is known as the Golden Ratio, Golden Number, Golden Proportion, Golden Mean, Golden Section, Divine Proportion and Divine Section. 

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Phi, 1.618, the Golden Ratio Site Introduction

(Gary B Meisner) As the author of this site since 1997, I’ve changed my views and the information on this site as well. Let’s look at some of the common points of confusion and debate, covering beauty, the Parthenon, the UN Secretariat Building, the Great Pyramid, Nautilus shell, use by famous artists (Da Vinci, Botticelli, Seurat, etc.) and other topics. I’ll provide objective answers, with additional evidence in the supporting articles for each topic. I’ll also welcome any evidence to support opposing views.

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