CategoryMath IRL

Let’s Get Into Harmony

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the fine lines of a fresh tattoo of the mathematical representation of harmony on an arm

Who doesn’t like harmony? Like, are there people out there who hear something quantifiably harmonic and they make a face like they just bit into something gross? Is there anyone here who has a misophonia for harmony? Well, I love it, in all the environments and disciplines where it can exist. I...

Go Ahead, Give It A Lil’ Shove

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The word GO in RatFink font as a tattoo on a person's arm

My favorite word is GO. You can proclaim it like a battle charge as you wage into a space that you’d rather not be in yet you have to be in so let’s get it over with. You can also whisper it to yourself, that final assertion that, hey, stud, you got this. There’s probably a legit million ways you...

Finding Whole Balance

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black and white version of the Temperance card from the Rider-Waite tarot deck of a person pouring liquid from one receptacle to another.

I am fond of saying, “Equilibrium. That’s all that we want. That’s all any of us want, really.” And if I’m compelled to say this phrase, then that usually means it feels appropriate to say it in a dramatic way; I pause between each sentence. I might gesticulate (not wildly). I might even throw in...