The symbolic meaning of numbers that was first proclaimed by the Pythagoreens can be applied to many spheres of modern life. The table beneath lists some of these modern connections for the numbers two and three.
of the principle
|polarity, obstacle, |
|physics||+ -pole und - -pole||electricity|
|chemistry||metal und none-metal||chemical reaktion|
|biology||male and female||sexual intercourse|
|religion|| good and evil
"Diabolus in musica"
|fairy tales||the two "Wise"|| the "stupid" youngest
|philosophy||thesis und anti-thesis||synthesis|