Ruins

 Aperture ƒ/8  Camera NIKON D5100  Captured 9 July, 2017  Copyright © 2017 Khürt L. Williams  Focal length 24mm  ISO 100  Shutter speed 1/60s 

Aczel reflects on a conversation he had with a Buddhist monk. “Everything is not everything — there is always something that lies outside of what you may think covers all creation. It could be a thought, or a kind of void, or a divine aspect. Nothing contains everything inside it.”

He goes on to conclude that “Here was the intellectual source of the number zero. It came from Buddhist meditation. Only this deep introspection could equate absolute nothingness with a number that had not existed until the emergence of this idea.”Farnam Street

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