For the ancient observers, the apparent perfection of forms and functions displayed by nature was an evident divine signal. Plants, animals, rocks seemed to be the object of an intelligent design that had decided on symmetries, recurrences, parallels, guaranteeing a cosmic Order out of chaotic nothingness.
It would be a grave mistake not to recognize the sacred majesty of what surrounds us, and a scientific mind should not cease to be amazed by glimpsing a small part of the innumerable causes that generate divine geometries.
Perfect designs are all around and even within of us: preserving the beauty of order and balance should be a moral commitment to all of us.
The golden spiral is a particular logarithmic spiral based on the proportions of the "divine constant" ...