Profound insight comes from the most unlikely places; namely a comic strip! It truly is not hyperbole to consider Math a religion. It’s a magnificent belief system that explains the universe, facilitates our day to day doings, implements our civilization, inspires beauty, reveals Truth and yet is infinitely mysterious, as Calvin points out. Since God, the ultimate Mathematician, is the coherence behind the all-pervasive ether of knowability we call Mathematics, it’s wholly appropriate that Math is considered on On Being.
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