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'The Power of Limits' was inspired by those simple discoveries of harmony. The author then went on to investigate and measure hundreds of patterns - ancient and modern, minute and vast. His discovery, vividly illustrated here, is that certain proportions occur over and over again in all these forms. Patterns are also repeated in how things grow and are made - by the dynamic union of opposites - as demonstrated by the spirals which move in opposite directions in the growth of a plant. -- Back cover.