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Salvation Enabled by Systemic Comprehension

Via aesthetics of magic squares? (Part #1)


Annex to: Dying to Live, Living to Die, Lying to Live, and Living a Lie (2015)


Introduction
Magic square integrity and implications for the US Constitution
Magical salvation implied by the sense of coherence?
"Magic" as aesthetic connectivity
Chinese articulation of magic square insight
Recognizing the existence of an aesthetic "missing link"
Existential implication in magic squares
Magical organization of patterns of words?
Psychosocial dimension missing from discussion of magic squares
Appreciating lying as dyeing
Knight's move thinking in relation to magic squares

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Introduction

The sense of coherence associated with magic squares, in the light of the influential role of two iconic polymaths, is explored in an annex.

As one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, Benjamin Franklin's widely remarked skill in the elaboration of magic squares raises questions as to the extent to which their organization featured in the formulation of the American Constitution, in which he was so directly involved -- especially given their relevance to the Freemasonry of the time, in which he played a prominent role. In the case of the Omar Khayyam, the question is whether his remarkable poetic skills were associated with his equally remarkable mathematical skills in the development of algebra -- so fundamental to an understanding of the magic squares which were a focus of attention in Arabian cultures of his time.

rstanding of the magic squares which were a focus of attention in Arabian cultures of his time.