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# 黃金數字

## 無法解釋的聯繫

「我個人相信，有一位比人類偉大的造物主組織這一切。就我個人而言，如果所有東西都是偶然發生，那每樣東西就太過井井有條了。無論你說這一切是上帝所創造，又或你相信有其他方法而成，我不能確定，但我認為有某股力量在這一切的背後，但那是什麼我就毫無所知。」7

### 參考文獻及註解

1. Encyclopædia Britannica 7:279, 1992. Apparently, Fibonacci numbers also feature in the genealogy of descent of the male bee, but no details are provided. 回到內文
2. This was stated without detail on a Quantum television program, screened by Australian Broadcasting Commission, November 13, 1991. 回到內文
3. New Scientist, April 18, 1992, p. 18. Also Physical Review Letters 68:2098. French physicists have built a physical model which seems to show that such ‘Fibonacci spiralling’ is a result of the system’s keeping the energy required for the growth of its parts (for example, the seeds) to a minimum. 回到內文
4. Dividing any line (AB) by a point (C) such that AB/AC = AC/BC will ensure that these fractions equal the golden ratio, no matter how long the line. 回到內文
5. The Oxford Companion to Art, Ed. Harold Osbome, First Edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1978, p.489. 回到內文
6. Ibid. p.488. This claim could still be so, even if it should be claimed that the Parthenon proportions mentioned were deliberately chosen because of Greek fascination for numbers and geometry. Leonardo da Vinci was fascinated by this Golden Section, or ‘divine proportion’ as it was also called, particularly in relation to the proportions of the human body. See also The Geometry of Art and Life by Matila Ghyka, and The Divine Proportion by H.E. Huntley, both available in Dover editions. 回到內文
7. The speaker was Dr Michael Gore of the National Science and Technology Centre, Canberra, Australia (Ref. 2). 回到內文
8. See James Nickel, ‘Why Does Mathematics Work?’ Journal of Creation 4(1):147–157, 1990. 回到內文