Geometry Sets the Mind Right

Geometry enlightens the intellect and sets one's mind right. All its proofs are very clear and orderly. It is hardly possible for errors to enter into geometrical reasoning, because it is well arranged and orderly. Thus, the mind that constantly applies itself to geometry is not likely to fall into error. In this convenient way, the person who knows geometry acquires intelligence. It has been assumed that the followmg statement was written Upon Plato's door: 'No one who is not a geometrician may enter our house'.

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Makes me think about mindfulness meditation, which is fine, but there are meditative practices that are proactive as well.

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 The Muqaddimah
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  KhaldÅ«n , Rosenthal, Dawood (1969), The Muqaddimah, Princeton University Press, Retrieved on 2014-01-24
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    24 JAN 2014

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