The Golden Mean is a special relationship between a part and a whole that acts as a formula for harmony and beauty. Awareness of the Golden Mean's significance has been instrumental in the acceleration of culture throughout history and is now contributing to the emergence of a Spiritual Renaissance art movement. The Golden Mean Book & Caliper Set provide the tools to increase your knowledge and experience of this special relationship. The book describes the profound spiritual significance of the Golden Mean while the Calipers promote an intuitive awareness of the Golden Mean relationship.
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Artist and entrepreneur Steve McIntosh is the founder and president of Now & Zen, Inc., manufacturer of cultural artifacts such as the Zen Alarm Clock. Steve is also the author of: The Spiritual Practice of Beauty Video, The Golden Mean Book & Caliper Set, and Triad Cards: Navigation Tools for the Dimension of Meaning. Prior to founding Now & Zen, Steve was an executive officer of Celestial Seasonings tea company. He has a law degree from the University of Virginia and a business degree from the University of Southern California. Steve is founder and director of the Beauty, Truth & Goodness Foundation. Steve is thrity-eight years old and lives in Boulder, Colorado.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:
From Chapter 1: The Golden Mean is not so much a number as it is a relationship between a small part and a large part of any whole - a whole line, a whole shape, a whole volume, a whole time period, or a whole organizational function. What makes the relationship between the small part and the large part special is the specific proportion of one to the other, and of each to the whole. The unique "divided, yet unified" quality of this relationship provides the formula for the rendering of two fundamental universal patters: the pentagonal star and the equiangular spiral.
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Descrizione libro Now & Zen Inc, 1997. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0964764539
Descrizione libro Now & Zen Inc, 1997. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0964764539
Descrizione libro Now & Zen Inc, 1997. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 964764539