Thru the years I’ve read a number of books linking metaphysics and science, The Tao of Physics, The Dancing WuLe Masters, The Quantum and the Lotus, etc. They were attractive to me as someone attracted to the old knowledge and the idea that I am a man of reason.
The thing is, music can be explained with mathematics but is often best made via intuition. Indeed many things can be understood without rigorous proof, but we seek it because of the harm done by charlatans promoting pseudo science.
I wonder how many people don’t have an inherent connection of some sort, perhaps ignored, with something natural. I think most of us do, though many may ignore or deny it.
Sometimes those experiences are frightening. One in particular scared the hell right out of me. I had no guide to help me understand it.