>From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On
>Behalf Of MikeSatterlee@cs.com
>Sent: Wednesday, May 15, 2002 11:00 PM
>You wrote: Sadly, from your reaction here, I suspect you will continue to
>claim she is
>correct and possibly start claiming that I am ignoring the 'facts' of this
>supposed 'major mystery'.
>No, I wont. I much appreciated your answer. It makes sense to me.
>to the "mystery" she speaks of is most likely quite similar to the solution
I am delighted to be proved wrong here. Thanks for doing it.
>Though Velikovsky was certainly not playing with a full deck, I do
>it is wise for us to reject any and all suggestions that, sometime in the
>past 5,000 years, some nations of people may have been greatly
>affected by a
>cosmically induced cataclysm. I think the flood of Noah's day may have been
>such an event. The wording of the Epic of Gilgamesh seems to indicate that
>was the case. My mind remains open to this possibility. However, I
>are most likely correct about Courty's article. The "mysterious" layer she
>speaks of was probably laid down by forces no more exotic than those which
>were responsible for the ash deposit your oil rig ran into.
I absolutely agree that one can't automatically reject as spurious anything
a YEC or Velikovskian say. That would be an ad hominem argument and is why
I specifically said in my note that 'it might be correct'. In cases like
these, I always go get further verification of the idea presented.
Thanks for making my day by proving me wrong.
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