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 adj. Alternative spelling of Cartesian.
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To give a nerdy example, if you have built your model in cartesian space you could then also access those elements using polar coordinates but that probably won’t be as clear.

There is a mystical aspect that my "cartesian" mind finds difficult to accept, particularly about a little girl who seems to be connected with God.

The relationship between the trig and exponential functions becomes much more interesting when you look at complex numbers as vectors on a plane and find the relationship between cartesian and polar coordinates:

In formal French gardens with their trimmed topiary, the philosophes debated the fine points of cartesian existence and fingered the delicate edges of porcelain.

Verbal narrative and music are not separate in a ‘cartesian’ sense.

The point is that all of these coordinate systems are equal, FRW is no more “fundamental” or special than any other (like choosing cartesian over polar on a piece of paper  both are just coordinate systems).

PPS: by 3D polar graph, i meant exactly what you said with the concentric circles, only extended into 3D, with spheres instead of circles. and i understand why you say cartesian works better

It's strange they didn't use cartesian coordinates.
A very cool, spherically scrollable, panorama of the convention hall.

Microsoft Flight Simulator made the same fatal mistake of taking latitude and longitude as locally cartesian coordinates, and as a result the thing blows up if you fly to either pole.
A very cool, spherically scrollable, panorama of the convention hall.

Meanwhile, chthonic technicians will be preparing the ground for the largest campaign ever, mapping out virtual realms of hierarchical and cartesian regimentation necessary to the realisation of an eternal afterlife.
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