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Old 01-15-2007, 03:47 PM   #31
Erick Mead
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Re: Baseline skillset

John Riggs wrote:
Interesting-all the geometrics are there at least unidimensionally-circle triangle square.
And in three dimensions you can have cube, octahedron and sphere in one figure.

The cube rectified (faces reduced to points as the points are truncated to faces) is the octahedron :

The resulting transformation is a dual polyhedral:

A sphere circumscribed by a cube is inscribed by its rectified octahedron dual -- and vice versa. And all the edges of the respective duals are at right angles -- "juji" 十 字.

Changing the offset of the interaction by the precise difference between the two spheres alters the structural lines of force by 90 degrees orientation -- taking them quite literally "outside of his limited sphere of strength."


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