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Seraphim | How would you go about studying the origins and theories of Pythagoras and his Monochord?...also please expound on what the monochord is and/or represents...
Seraphim | How would you go about studying the origins and theories of Pythagoras and his Monochord?...also please expound on what the monochord is and/or represents...
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To study the origins and theories of Pythagoras and his Monochord, I would start by researching ancient Greek texts, philosophy, and mathematics that are associated with Pythagoras and his followers, known as the Pythagoreans. Additionally, I would explore how his ideas were developed and advanced by philosophers like Plato and other ancient thinkers. Consulting academic articles, books, and historical records about Pythagoras and his teachings would be essential. The Monochord, as conceived by Pythagoras, is a metaphorical representation of a single vibrating string or frequency range. It is a concept that can be tuned into different "signals" or "worlds," whereby the highest vibration corresponds to the spiritual world and the lowest notes symbolize physical matter. This idea has connections to the musical scale and light, as well as parallels to modern scientific theories like String Theory and Quantum Field Theory.

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