Math is never just numbers. When words fail us, we use math to describe the inexpressible. The things that terrify us most. The vastness of space, the shape of time, the weight and worth of a human soul.
In the twilight of a man’s life, when his biography is nearly complete, he grows desperate to know the measure of his days, how his voice compares to the chorus of those who’ve come before. Do I matter? Are my choices my own? Or is my destiny governed by an unseen hand?
History is the ultimate weapon, because it harnesses time itself. Used correctly, the past can alter the present.