Have you ever heard of the Fibonacci number? Well if you haven’t: it’s a creepy number. The Fibonacci numbers form the sequence 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21 . . . , in which each number is the sum of the previous two. Yeah, so what’s more creepy about his than the rest of mathematics?

Well, this number sequence keeps reappearing in nature. Check out this excellent article about the Mathematics of Botanics. Maybe we are living in some sort of matrix after all, and this is one of the loose ends of the creation of our (obviously) fake world.

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