Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Definitions for monad
- a single unit or entity.
- Biology. a. any simple, single-celled organism. b. any of various small, flagellate, colorless ameboids with one to three flagella, especially of the genus Monas.
- Chemistry. an element, atom, or group having a valence of one. Compare dyad (def. 3), triad (def. 2a).
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Citations for monad
The soul is so far from being a monad that we have not only to interpret other souls to ourself but to interpret ourself to ourself.
You could say that when I slowly descended those rarely used steps to the small, always deserted beach, I was making use of a magical process in order to bring myself closer to the possible monad that is my self.