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Tomatoes, and the discerning eye

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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Sep 15, 2017 at 06:42

Tomatoes are dicotyledons, so their parts generally have a two-fold symmetry. The "cross" tomato, though superficially seeming to have four-fold symmetry, actually is two-fold, along a mirror plane. Your six-membered example also has this two-fold symmetry. This all seems natural and coincidental; but to "knowing" (i. e. leftist) eyes, it is obviously the result of global warming, caused ultimately by Donald Trump, and well deserving of a fatwa.

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