Episode 25 - Fractals, War, and the Science of Inside Out

For this week's Ask Science Mike, we address the following questions: What’s the science behind being “unequally yolked?” What do fibonacci numbers tell us about God and the Universe? Is world peace possible? How would faith change Riley’s brain from Inside Out?

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Here are some resources on each answer if you'd like to dig deeper.

Q1: What’s the science behind being “unequally yolked?"

Marrying Out of the Faith

Interfaith Unions: A Mixed Blessing

Q2: What do fibonacci numbers tell us about God and the Universe?

Arthur Benjamin: The magic of Fibonacci numbers

Why Are Fibonacci Numbers Important in Nature?

The Golden Ratio & Fibonacci Numbers: Fact versus Fiction

The Golden Ratio: Design's Biggest Myth

Ask Dr. Math: Golden Ratio, Fibonacci Sequence

Q3: Is world peace possible?

Is it natural for humans to make war?

Taming Humanity's Urge to War

When and why did we invent war?

The Psychology of War

Q4: How would faith change Riley’s brain from Inside Out?

The Seven Basic Human Emotions

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