The most appropriate symbol of unity is the imperceptible mathematical point which is arbitrarily situated at the intersection of two lines or in the centre of a CIRCLE, and which, through being displaced in space, begins a line, or creates a surface, or gives an idea of a third dimension. A point is ONE on the verge of generating everything. The number 1 symbolizes MAN, erect, a standing stone, phallus, PILLAR, a vertical stick (Julien, 303).

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