Math-related metaphors
Posted: 16 February 2017 05:11 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Do many here have a list of favorite math-related metaphors?

There’s not a specifically-math-related section of this Forum, but mathematics can be considered a branch of philosophy, I believe.

Here’s a metaphor that I think kicks some donkey kong:

That is, the Library of Babel


“All musicians are subconsciously mathematicians.”

- Thelonious Monk