Surviving God: Chapter Six
"This and That"
will begin on January 7th, 2014
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When I was 7 years old, I had a terrifying nightmare. It frightened me so much that I ran to my parents' bed and slept at their feet the entire night. Although the vision itself was horrifying, the emotional state I experienced after it is what, almost literally, scared the shit out of me. In it, my sister and I answered the door to our home and were greeted by the milkman. Instantly, he grabbed my sister and ran towards his waiting truck. I ran behind them, all the time screaming for help and from fear. He got in that truck and sped away with her. I woke up, but the fear remained. For all its might, for all the terror its memory holds, this form of dream was not real. The next morning, my sister was fine and no similar events had been reported in the neighbourhood. It was just a scary, silly dream. It was a nightmare that scarred me, one I succinctly remember and could never forget. For me, it defines fear. I have carried it with me ever since.
Srīnivāsa Aiyangār Rāmānujan (1887 - 1920) was a self-taught Indian mathematician who, with almost no formal training in pure mathematics, made “substantial contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series and continued fractions.” He compiled results that were “both original and highly unconventional,” such as the Rāmānujan prime and the Rāmānujan theta function, and these theories have inspired a vast amount of further research.