“Credited to Gould in 1972, this photo shows the ‘star of david theorem’ , or the n choose k pattern hexagram that can be inscribed in Pascal’s triangle. What i see, being a thelemite, is this as Pascal’s Hexagrammum Mysticum. The theorem of the Mystic Hexagram ‘states that if an arbitrary hexagon is inscribed in any conic section, and pairs of opposite sides are extended until they meet, the three intersection points will lie on a straight line’. The ‘straight line’ is through the center you can visually see when you imagine the hexagram is drawn unicursally. I took this information and posted another pic with the one I worked out unicursally inside pascal’s triangle using the same formula.”
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