In our current moment our society prioritizes the material over the numinous. While generates progress in technology, it is apparent to most that something important in the way we relate to one another has been lost, the effects of which are felt across countries and institutions pushing us to a terrifying point of no return. I suggest that a return to an image of transcendence is key in recovering vitalizing values, and that math and music offer entry to the transcendent power of beauty.

Tags: Cultural Memory, Education, Foresight, Science Communication, Social Cohesion, Music