The Hypotenuse

Cover Art for 9781468022315, The Hypotenuse by Carlos E Puente
ISBN: 9781468022315
Publisher: Createspace
Published: 20 December, 2011
Format: Paperback
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A parable elucidating a pathway to inner and world peace consistent with the teachings of Jesus Christ is presented. Using universal principles regarding natural turbulence as recently uncovered via the science of complexity, the piece shows how simple notions from modern science allow us to visualize the consequences of personal and collective actions and how such ideas entice us, through reason and faith, to seek harmony and friendship in a condition typified by the hypotenuse of a right triangle. Written in a style that invites reflection and self-discovery, The Hypotenuse uses the format of an illustrated tale, with "people" walking on top of scientific diagrams, to weave concepts and symbols from mathematics, physics, politics, economics, and morals, in an original and unforeseen fashion. This second edition is launched in the wake of the recent Occupy movements worldwide and the increased awareness of the 1% against the 99%, as an attempt to highlight the optimal solution for us all. Video presentation available at Also available in Spanish! About the Author: Carlos E. Puente received his Ph.D. from MIT in 1984 and has been a Professor of Hydrology at the University of California, Davis since 1986. His research focuses on understanding natural and man-made complexity. He has authored over fifty publications, including the books Treasures Inside the

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