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numerology

Pseudomedicine
The study of the mystical significance of numbers and their alleged influence on human behaviour, health and other activities.
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The fact that numbers could be manipulated in meaningful numerological processes--thus being both constant and in a state of flux--would have added to their appeal for a poet such as Donne, a poet fascinated by paradoxes and 'imagin'd corner' where seemingly disparate bodies of knowledge meet and merge (44).
One essay details numerological features of the music of Mozart and Beethoven, while two longer essays are devoted to connections between mathematics and different Christian traditions (here called "the Christianities").
Skutsch is one former sceptic who has suggested some of his own numerological analyses; cf.
Interestingly 49, or 7 x 7, is a number charged with numerological significance, not just in Sufism, but in other traditions as well, such as Islamic, Buddhist, Taoist, Jewish and Christian, rep resenting 'perfection' and 'completion'.
And while praising Leo Strauss, later credited as philosophical godfather to the neoconservatives, for agreeing that there are ethical absolutes discoverable by reason, Rothbard points out some amusing curiosities in Straussian thinking, mostly focusing on his famous "esoteric" readings of the likes of Machiavelli and his numerological obsessions, which Rothbard finds "really so absurd as to be almost incredible" and "excruciatingly crackpot"
In fact, a specific numerological detail reinforces such an interpretation.
Thus does Crowley assist Brackett in decoding the numerological symbolism in Nenrmmnicnn and IAO and in proving it to be integral to their structure and meaning.
But at other times, nonsense combinations can be deconstructed into meaningful numerological equivalents by substituting the arithmetic values of the Arabic alphabet in the abjad or hisab al-jummal system.
A note to Zodiac hobbyists and Penn aficionados: Please don't bother parsing the foregoing for cleverly worded nondenials and numerological incriminating clues; if you don't like my choice of words, feel free to make up other language that you would take as a flat, comprehensive, unqualified denial, and assume I said that.
The Coxeter-Catalan combinatorics is an active field of study in the theory of Coxeter groups, having at its core the numerological concurrences according to which several independently motivated sets of objects to do with a Coxeter group W have the cardinality [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], where h is the Coxeter number of W and [d.
High Priest Elazar proceeded to give me a rather complex numerological analysis of the five words and thanked me for asking such meaningful questions.
One of the methods employed by people who engage in this is to compare symbolic forms with the letterCOs numerological values.