Discordian Numbers

I was thinking last night about the Fibonacci Numbers, as one does, and came up with these recurrence relations:

f(n) =0... n = 0
1... n = 1
f(n-1) + f(n-2)... n > 1
f(n+2) - f(n+1)... n < 0
Ϝ(n) =|f(n)| = f(|n|)
S(n) =f(n+2) - 1 = f(n) + f(n+1) - 1
Σ(n) ={i=0..n} f(i) =S(n)... n ≥ 0
0 - S(n-1)... n < 0

It turns out that the first sequence, f(n), is the good old Fibonacci Sequence, generalised to negative numbers. The others are mildly absurd, but that is appropriate for one who is the Prophet of a Religion of Discord.

Good Lord Omar said: all things happen in fives, or are divisible by or are multiples of five, or are somehow directly or indirectly appropriate to 5.

But according to the Prophet, all coincidences are the will of the Goddess. And that is as it should be.

If you're interested in some values of the relations, and are too lazy to work them out yourself, here are a few divinely generated by the holy prophet himself:


Any mistakes are intentional, and must be accepted as dogmatic fact.
I love creating my own religion.

... Matty /<

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Matthew Kerwin

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An Erisian take on the Fibonacci number sequence.

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