On the Quest for Growth and Balance

On the Quest for Growth and Balance

It's hard staying balanced when you're growing up and in so many other directions.

What is "up?"

How does one stay "centered?"

Like every great quest, a full journey has twists, turns, and turnarounds.



The Center of a Body 

The center of a body or entity can be computed based on its shape and features. The center of geometric shapes like rectangles, squares, and circles can be found by determining the midpoint M(x3, y3) = ((x1 + x2)/2, (y1 + y2)/2) of their relevant dimensions.

Calculus can be used to identify the center of three-dimensional objects. The center of a sphere is calculated with the formula r^2= (x−h)​2​​+(y−k)​2​​+(z−l)​2. ​​

What is the relationship between abstract mathematical equations and achieving balance in life? Note how smaller processes and equations are combined to form the midpoint and sphere-center equations. Deconstructing context becomes essential when analyzing the core of a relationship, time in life, or any situation.

Start by thinking about the data set or situation's dynamics. Are you considering every aspect of the case? Identify foregoing factors, and investigate their intersections. For instance, a healthy relationship needs a balanced mix of honesty, attachment, ambition, trust, and related processes. It's difficult to attain equilibrium without comprehension of context.





Perpendicular to the Surface

"Up" may be perpendicular to the surface of a body. That means any line or plane extending at a right (45*) angle from a subject.

Two lines intersecting at a 45* angle are perpendicular, and their common point can be considered the center where those lines meet despite their differing degree.

Life often confronts us with diverging paths and people, but there's an opportunity for common ground in how we came to encounter them. Also, it's often a good thing that people are able to form angles because that is how to build joints, frames, quilts, roofs, bridges, plumbing, and landscaping.





Opposite of Gravity

Some biological happens along the paths of gravity, but al lot occurs against it. This process is known as negative gravitropism. 

Environmental influences and an organism's adaptation to its surroundings impact this process. Some plant roots, for example, demonstrate negative gravitropism by growing upward to reach the soil surface, where important nutrients and sunlight are available. 

Technologies like water fountains, space ships, balloons, and elevators balance in opposing forces to create an enchanting display or useful service. In order to make these devices work, designers need to understand principles of physics, mechanics, and materials science. Weight, distance, gravity, pressure, and other factors and forces must be calculated to determine ratios that ensure equilibrium and efficiency of procedures and systems.





Relative to Local Conditions

Abstract concepts like a day, season, or story lacks a specific midpoint. Their midways are dependent on context of the set. 24 hours, for example, is a day's length, and the middle of a day arrives at 12:00 PM noon. The middle of the night falls at 12:00 AM.

Equinoxes and solstices are the middle of seasons, when Earth's equator aligns with the sun (equinox) and the poles tilt away from the sun (solstice). Equinoxes and Solstices are a midpoint of Earth's orbit.

The middle of a story is determined by narrative structures like the rising actions or climax. Rising actions are shifts from introductions, and the climax is followed by falling actions and a resolution.




In the middle of the chaos, existence is rhythmic and reveals order. Exploring formulae and methods of physics, computation, chemistry, and related sciences is an agnostic approach to understanding the rise and motion of life as well as evolution of universes and natures. Empirical study of how existence moves and lasts provides insight of who people are as individuals, what we come from, and where we may go.

Life is an embodiment of balance and progress, change and consistency. It resembles a dramatic play where we occasionally find ourselves walking tightropes, juggling rings, and deciphering mirror mazes. Where we are an adventure within ourselves as well as a character in a vaster theater of existing loops, lines, and abstract forms.




Ge, L., Chen, R. Negative gravitropism in plant roots. Nature Plants 2, 16155 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nplants.2016.155

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