Geometry and the Story Theory of Truth


Sooner or later, people who study hyperbolic geometry develop a “hyperbolic” intuition. Pictures stop looking wrong. Theorems can be anticipated. The world can be seen, at will, in either Euclidean or hyperbolic terms.


Euclidean Geometry Axiomatic System Everyday Experience Hyperbolic Geometry Dark Interval 
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