Numerology is a popular plot device in fiction. Sometimes it is a casual element used for comic effect, such as in an episode titled "The Séance" of the 1950s TV sitcom I Love Lucy, where Lucy dabbles in numerology.Sometimes it is a central motif of the storyline, such as the movie Pi, in which the protagonist meets a numerologist searching for hidden numerical patterns in the Torah; the TV ...

In these forms of number mysticism the letters of an alphabet are assigned numbers by some rule, typically A = 1, B = 2,…, Z = 26, or its equivalent. Words become numbers when their letter values are added together. People’s names, in particular, convert into numbers that are considered to have special significance.

How funny, then, that one of the core tenants of numerology, the actual study of numbers' spiritual significance, is that there's no such thing as a "good" or "bad" number.

What is the significance of numbers? Numbers are the letters of this sacred language. There are ten of them, and these 10 make up all the numbers in the universe. Each number has a specific energy attributed to it that offers insight into life’s greater purpose. .

NUMERICAL SIGNIFICANCE. AUTHOR(S) Ammons, Doug. PUB. DATE. September 2008. SOURCE. Paddler;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p24. SOURCE TYPE. Periodical . DOC. TYPE. Article . ABSTRACT. The article focuses on the significance of measuring the rapidity of flowing river water to determine the hazard in kayaking and rafting. There are various classes ...