GO FIGURE: Intersections with Poet Alice Major
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GO FIGURE: Intersections with Poet Alice Major

By Susan Sechrist

“…numbers have this interesting quality—they are abstractions, used for a fairly narrow purpose: to signify quantities. But they’re also words, patterns of sound. And words make linkages all through our brains. That capacity for making long-distance connections is at the heart of metaphor.” Continue reading

GO FIGURE: Unexpected Turbulence
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GO FIGURE: Unexpected Turbulence

By Susan Sechrist

The perception is that the underpinnings of science, numbers and math, are rigid and dull and anything that comes from them is rigid and dull. The basic underpinning of realistic fiction is that people must behave in ways that humans behave in real life… that underpinning is rigid and dull, too, but what comes from it can be glorious and inspiring. The same is true for what comes from numbers and math… Continue reading