Visual Alchemy 12

“Why is geometry described as ‘cold’ and ‘dry?’ One reason lies in its inability to describe the shape of a cloud, a mountain, a coastline, or a tree. Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line… Nature exhibits not simply a higher degree but an altogether different level of complexity.” –Benoit Mandelbrot

The vacuum of space connects us all. Atoms consist of 99.9999999% empty space. That means everything from the chair you’re sitting on, the computer you’re staring at, even you, are only 000000001% there. Even the Planck Length is simply a renormalization of the infinitely dense vacuum of space. As such, matter does not define space, space defines matter.

Matter is just a perceptual division of the vacuum itself. However, matter does inform space. Reality creates us. The vacuum creates us…

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