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Thursday, May 31, 2007

Tantric Topology

It what has to be my most bizarre and disturbing mathematical thought so far, I spent a good twenty minutes today in the Sexuality section of my local Borders puzzling over an illustrated copy of the Kama Sutra. After enduring many embarrassed glances from other shoppers and a few accusatory stares of employees, I satisfied myself that topologically speaking, there is really only one position, since all can be smoothly transformed into any other.


Andy said...

Expanding on what you said, if the Kama Sutra illustrations get applied to Knot Theory, I might be able to understand those concepts a bit better. ;) Knot Theory, anyway ;)

Rebecca said...

Good to know! Thanks for taking one for the home team by working that out. I raise my mug and salute you! Wait... maybe it was my donut!