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He said it: Beethoven on fine tuning of the universe

Spiritual Lives of the Great Composers

It was not a fortuitous meeting of chordal atoms that made the world. If order and beauty are reflected in the constitution of the universe, then there is a God.

- Patrick Kavanaugh, Spiritual Lives of the Great Composers (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, rev. ed. 1996), p. 58:

 

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One Response to He said it: Beethoven on fine tuning of the universe

  1. I think Beethoven would be very pleased to see how tightly correlated sound and geometric structure are:

    The Deep Connection Between Sound & Reality – Evan Grant – Allosphere – video
    http://www.metacafe.com/watch/4672092

    Music of the sun recorded by scientists – June 2010
    Excerpt: The sun has been the inspiration for hundreds of songs, but now scientists have discovered that the star at the centre of our solar system produces its own music.
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sci.....tists.html

    The following videos are cool:

    What pi sounds like (when put to music) – cool video
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOQb_mtkEEE

    What Tau (related to The Golden Ratio; Fibonacci Number) Sounds Like
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3174T-3-59Q

    Nature by Numbers
    http://vimeo.com/9953368

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