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The Book of Threes Video

Something, nothing, and everything comes in threes. Enjoy this 9 minute expose on why we conceptualize, organize, and tri-compartmentalize in threes.

”Three is the magic number”

The Book of Threes
The Book of Threes Video
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The Egg | Greek Philosophy

Greek philosophers

A metaphorical tool

There is a connection between eggs and Greek philosophy, as well as the concepts of logic, physics, and ethics.

In Greek philosophy, particularly in the works of Plato and Aristotle, the concept of eggs is often used as a metaphorical tool to explain various philosophical concepts. The shell, egg white, and yolk are sometimes used as symbolic representations of different aspects of reality.

The shell of the egg can be associated with the realm of logic. Just as a shell provides protection and structure to the egg, logic provides the necessary framework for reasoning and knowledge. Logic helps us form valid arguments and make sound judgments in our thinking.

The egg white, or albumen, can be linked to the domain of physics. Just as the egg white surrounds the yolk and nourishes it, physics deals with the natural world and the principles that govern its behavior. It explores the physical properties and forces that shape the universe.

The yolk, often considered the vital center of the egg, is sometimes connected to ethics. Just as the yolk is the source of nourishment and life, ethics deals with moral principles and the study of what is right and wrong. It explores questions regarding human behavior, virtue, and the pursuit of a good life.

“The egg is used metaphorically in three categories that are significant in Greek philosophy”:


logic, physics, and ethics

1. Logic: This branch of philosophy deals with reasoning, rationality, and the principles of valid inference. Greek philosophers, such as Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, made significant contributions to the development of logic, including the formulation of logical principles and methodologies for critical thinking.

2. Physics: In Greek philosophy, physics refers to the study of nature, the physical world, and the universe. The pre-Socratic philosophers, such as Thales, Anaximander, and Heraclitus, sought to understand the fundamental nature of existence and the underlying principles governing the natural world. They explored concepts like the elements, cosmology, and the nature of change.

3. Ethics: Ethics focuses on moral principles, values, and how individuals should conduct themselves. Greek philosophers, particularly Aristotle, emphasized the importance of ethics in leading a virtuous life. Aristotle’s ethical framework, known as virtue ethics, emphasized the cultivation of virtues such as courage, justice, and temperance to achieve human flourishing and happiness (eudaimonia).

The Orphic Egg

Orphic Egg

The Orphic Egg in the ancient Greek Orphic tradition is the cosmic egg from which hatched the primordial hermaphroditic deity Phanes/Protogonus (variously equated also with Zeus, Pan, Metis, Eros, Erikepaios and Bromius) who in turn created the other gods. The egg is often depicted with a serpent wound around it.

The world egg, cosmic egg or mundane egg is a mythological motif found in the cosmogonies of many cultures that is present in Proto-Indo-European culture and other cultures and civilizations. Typically, the world egg is a beginning of some sort, and the universe or some primordial being comes into existence by “hatching” from the egg, sometimes lain on the primordial waters of the Earth.

Different philosophers may also have different perspectives on these associations.

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How was Morse Code Invented? History and Systems

Morse Code

Humans have been attempting to communicate across distances for a very, very long time—far before we even considered the potential of the cellphone. That is a morse code if you were alive in the 1850s or are a modern amateur radio operator. This form of communication was once essential to keeping things moving around the world.

Morse first created an encryption code that was comparable to the semaphore telegraphs that were already in use. It involved allocating three- or four-digit numbers to the words and entering them into a codebook. Words were transformed into these number groups by the sending operator. Using this codebook, the receiving operator changed them back to words. The creation of this code dictionary took Morse several months.

It was employed during the world wars to transmit widespread public messages. It might be used to send mail across continents. In a sense, texting was developed before Morse code.

We examine the Morse Code’s mechanisms and history in great detail in this extensive article.

What is the Morse Code? The Inventor Behind Morse Code:

There are two systems that are referred to as Morse codes. Morse Code uses a combination of dots, dashes, and spaces to represent alphabetic characters, numbers, and punctuation. The codes are sent as varying-length electrical pulses or similar mechanical or visual signals. The first, the “American” Morse Code, and the second, later, widely used International Morse Code are the two codes.

American artist and inventor Samuel F.B. Morse created one of the Morse code systems in the 1830s for electrical telegraphy in the United States. In order to accommodate letters with diacritical markings, a meeting of European nations developed a variation known as the International Morse Code in 1851.

How does Morse code work?

All letters in the International Morse Code are represented by combinations of dots and short dashes. The International Morse Code also substitutes constant-length dashes for the variable-length dashes used in the first Morse Code. For instance, three dots, three dashes, and three dots are used to express the universal distress signal “SOS”—three dots standing in for the letter “S” and three dashes for the letter “O.”

The History of Morse Code

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