The whole is more than the sum of its parts. (Aristotle 330 BC)
It is a well known fact that Mathematics is nothing but Science of Patterns. Therefore, anything dependent (and that means everything) on mathematics is nothing but pattern. A flower, photograph, human body…
Dan Brown has researched extensively about the Golden Ratio (1.618), Fractals etc. before writing the Da Vinci Code. He (Dan) deserves full credit in popularising the golden ratio and Leonardo da Vinci. I know few people who are now devoted to this subject.
If you would make a man happy, do not add to his possessions but subtract from the sum of his desires. (Seneca)