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Is there anything mystical or magical in the thin airfoil theory result Cl=2*pi*alpha?

"religion seems to me to assume one aspect when considered as a special claim to knowledge, and quite another aspect when considered as a ritualized confession of ignorance."
http://www.npr.org/2015/01/29/382388786/editor-picks-religions-for-the-first-norton-anthology-of-wor...