Nature by Numbers.

Via Waylon Lewis
on May 21, 2010
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A Method to His Madness: it’s all Beginning to Make Sense!

You’ll feel like a child, again, in love with the new universe God has offered you in all Her generosity.

Or, it’s like being stoned, and really smart, at the same time.

Watch in full screen:

Nature by Numbers from Cristóbal Vila on Vimeo.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


8 Responses to “Nature by Numbers.”

  1. Tee says:

    Sacred geometry for the win.

  2. Mature in yoga, impartial
    everywhere that he looks,
    he sees himself in all beings
    and all beings in himself. (Bhagavad Gita 6.29)

    Arjuna saw the whole universe
    enfolded, with its countless billions
    of life-forms, gathered together
    in the body of the God of gods. (BG 11.13)

    We welcome you to join us at Gita Talk #5: Sublimely Simple, Profound and Livable.

    (All these recent videos showing the wonder of the universe, about inner space, like the one above, and outer space, like Earth: Just a Small Place We Call Home go to the heart of Yoga philosophy.

    Gita Talk #5 is a quick summary of the Gita and very understandable whether you've read the Gita or not. If you've always been curious about the Gita, this is a great place to start.)

    Bob Weisenberg

  3. Greg says:

    You may enjoy Wolfram's book A New Kind of Science in which he develops the math foundation for complexity arising out of simplicity.

    When you study the subject deeply, you discover the basic algorithms of consciousness (expand, contract, black, white, etc.) and working with iterations of those basic algorithms as they manifest when multiple consciousnesses intersect and collide you very easily come upon the building blocks of all nature.

    Nature turns our to be nothing more than thought projections.

  4. mgerwing says:

    As an architect, whether I am working with intuition or calculated function, I am bathed in a world of numbers. Nature, as well as the work of human beings, is deeply infused with geometry, numbers and their relationships. Beautiful.

  5. I knew I should have listened more intently in math's class… Who knows what I could've end up designing next…

  6. K Sequoia says:


  7. stephanie says:

    Fibonacci numbers is the best thing I took away from cultural mathematics in college. Thanks for posting.

  8. Steve S. says:

    Math in nature is beautiful.