Unicycle, the Book of Fictitious Symmetry and Non-Random Truth (Nature's Democratic Pi)

Unicycle, the Book of Fictitious Symmetry and Non-Random Truth (Nature's Democratic Pi)

by Paul V. Cornell du Houx


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781882190287
Publisher: Polar Bear & Company
Publication date: 03/27/2016
Edition description: Edition
Pages: 348
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Paul Cornell du Houx was born in Los Angeles, California, and grew up mainly in Switzerland, England, and Southern Ireland. He is a graduate of Winchester College in the UK and Amherst College in Massachusetts, with a degree in economics and French. He co-founded the Solon Center for Research and Publishing and the not-for-profit news magazine, Maine Insights. Paul's blog is at Riverofasymmetry.com.

Table of Contents

Preface to the eBook Edition

Author’s Note


Of Myth and Reason

I. Preamble

1. Samuel’s Introduction

2. The Maze Tale

3. The Ancient Paradox

4. Definitions of Asymmetry

II. Changes

5. I Revisit the Transformation Proof

6. The Gnome and the Onion

7. Salmon Barbecue

8. Alice Disproves God and Deduces the Soul:

Out of the Box of Everyday Awareness

9. Alice Disproves God and Deduces the Soul:

Nonrandom Multifarious Polarity

10. Alice Disproves God and Deduces the Soul:


11. Samuel Passes the Torch

12. At the Pearly Gates, by Rolo

III. River of Asymmetry

13. Transition

14. The Lady of the Lake or The Rings of Pi, by Rolo

15. Context and Induction, by Lola

16. Totalitarian Math, by Rolo

17. Manitous

18. Samuel’s Essay:

Extremely Low Asymmetry

19. Samuel’s Essay:

Which Number Two Now?

20. Samuel’s Essay: More about the Absence and

Something about Set Theory

21. Samuel’s Essay:

The Largest Number Proof, Etc.

22. The Jinniyah and the Greatest Number, by Rolo

IV. Aquilah and the Lamp, by Lola

23. Awakening

24. Genies in Bottles, by Rolo

25. Quill Pen

26. Aquilah’s Essay

V. The Tea-Room Scenarios

27. By the River

28. Infinity and The Book of Changes, by Rolo

29. Alice at Tea

30. The Gingerbread Variable, by Rolo

31. Molly

32. Russell, Chapter 13: “The Sources of Plato’s Opinions,”

from The History of Western Philosophy,

by Bertrand Russell

33. Streams of Paradise

34. Atlas Speaks

VI. Stirring the Pot

35. The Asymmetric Economy,

by anonymous economist

36. Asymmetric Evolution,

by extraterrestrial high school teacher

37. Philosophical Habitat,

by interplanetary inhabitant of no fixed abode


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