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Posted by Luis Hamburgh on November 28, 2001 16:29:57 UTC


I don't consider dark matter to be an absurd proposal. The notion I consider absurd is the way you facilely interpret the alignment of simple integers (from religious texts) with simple values (derived through scientific means) as some indication that the authors of these religious ideas were metaphysically licensed to see deeper into reality than the rest of the world. 1 -- it's an insult to mankind of the relatively recent past (couple dozen or so centuries ago) to presume they couldn't have seen that mathematics is powerful and universally descriptive, and 2 – it's an insult to your own personal ability of pattern recognition.

Considering your whimsical stretch of fantasy, concurrent with an intentional ignorance of logic (specifically, Occam's Razor), I find your labeling of my argument as "sophistry" to be quite dim.


My 'matrix' was a joke. "Pist" poorly written, as seems to be my par, but not anything to be taken seriously.


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