In 1462 Cosimo Medici established the rebirth of the outlawed Platonic Academy in Florence and appointed Marsilio Ficino as its founder. Ficino’s basic idea, derived from Plato’s geometry, was in regards to the existence of everlasting knowledge of the immortal soul being central to the functioning of the universe. The one geometrical logic that may presumably accommodate such an thought is fractal logic, which, in 20th Century science couldn’t be linked to any form of life science by any means.
Did the Medici students of the 15th Century fee Italian artists to position hidden messages of pagan science into work that at the moment are used to develop pagan expertise right this moment? A relatively robust case argues that that is fairly appropriate. We are able to conduct an investigation by inspecting two work commissioned by the Medici students, Sandro Botticelli and Domenico Ghirlandaio. Each the work have been accomplished in Florence throughout 1480.
It is not uncommon data that Botticelli’s Graces danced to the Pythagorean Music of the Spheres, imitating divine motive and cosmic order. Botticelli performed a relatively harmful recreation by his behavior of portray outstanding Christian figures into the material of such a world-view actuality. In his portray of St Augustine in His Research, Botticelli was positively flirting with catastrophe. He disregarded Augustine’s classification of the Pythagorean celestial arithmetic embracing Epicurus’ atomic construction inside the human metabolism, because the work of the Satan. By portray a spherical brass guide stud to depict the atom of the soul, Botticelli rigorously positioned it into the orbit of Augustine’s halo, which, as a logo of consciousness, linked divine reasoning with the Music of the Spheres.
There isn’t any doubt in regards to the heretical which means of the portray. A guide behind Augustine’s head is clearly opened to show a web page of Pythagorean arithmetic. To the suitable an astrolabe for observing celestial our bodies is depicted and to the left is an armillary sphere, which is a mannequin of celestial motion. Augustine’s concentrated gaze is directed upon the celestial motion mannequin depicting a geometer in deep philosophical thought. Celestial motion transferring divine evolving knowledge to the soul by way of harmonic resonance describes the scientific ethos of the third Century BCE science of common love. The scientist Giordano Bruno taught about this at Oxford College earlier than he was imprisoned, tortured and burnt alive120 years after Botticelli painted his now well-known portray with the identical hidden message.
Ghirlandaio’s portray of St Jerome in his Research depicts Augustine’s fifth Century colleague, who was additionally a outstanding determine within the Christian faith. We realise that Botticelli didn’t place his spherical picture guide stud into Augustine’s halo by mere probability as a result of the gadget was very rigorously repeated by Ghirlandaio inserting a spherical guide stud picture into his personal orbit of St Jerome’s halo.
The query as as to whether this inventive depiction of pagan science influenced trendy science is well answered as sure.
The Science-Artwork Analysis Centre of Australia, as soon as alerted to Plato’s non secular optics by realising what Botticelli had tried to depict, was in a position to attract up a analysis program to switch the optical key to Lenardo da Vinci’s Principle of Data. The 1991 Nobel Laureate in physics was awarded to Pierre de Gennes for his liquid crystal optics theories. The related discovery of an enormous new science and expertise by a analysis crew the next yr validated the character of the expertise that the Centre had predicted. The principal discoverer, wrote that the Centre’s work encompassed a revolution of thought as necessary to science and society because the Copernican and Newtonian revolutions.
The Science-Artwork Centre instigated a extremely profitable analysis program through the 1980s to develop futuristic easy life kind pc simulations based mostly upon a Music of the Spheres methodology prompt by China’s most extremely awarded physicist, Kun Huang. This analysis has now superior to embrace futuristic human survival simulations. Plato’s non secular optics engineering ideas have additionally been superior into life vitality ideas which might be fundamental to a brand new life science instigated by the three 1996 Nobel Chemistry Laureates.
The NASA Excessive Vitality Library has printed the proposition that the Classical Greek Period’s life science was based mostly upon fractal logic. Nonetheless, the linking of any life science to fractal logic remains to be thought of by some to be a prison heresy and such an idea stays in whole defiance of Einstein’s 20th Century understanding of the vitality governing trendy science itself.
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