"Fly too low, and your wings will become heavy with the mists of the ocean;
fly too high, and their wax will melt from the heat of the sun."
Wikipedia: The Legend of Icarus
From an economic point of view, the result of human activity is always zero,
as the assets and liabilities split up in the production process
will always cancel each other out; and physically,
the result is a loss.
So where, then, is the profit?
Crazy Geomorphology. With maps and animations. (Takes a bit)
What is driving the continents adrift? And are they really moving EAST?
The partitioning of time and space into 360 steps; principled vs. specific accuracy.
The ancient division of a whole into 360 degrees / 60 minutes with compasses and ruler as universal instruments for dividing space and time, with the 60 (five dozen) as the number base and circular divisions of 12.