From: George Murphy (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Oct 02 2002 - 20:17:14 EDT
John Burgeson wrote:
> >>Some years ago I suggested to some historians I should write an article
> demonstrating that Darwin never lived using the same canons as the Jesus
> Seminar and other NT critics, AIG and ICR would love it!
> some years ago I saw an essay like this in a S-F magazine. Written about
> 3000 AD, it showed "conclusively" that WW II was simply a myth by an
> analysis of the names of the chief players, particularly Eisenhower,
> Chamberlain, Churchill, and several of the Nazis.
> You write well -- I'd love to see you try this. Perhaps, also, from a
> perspective of someone 1000 years hence.
This might be amusing but there are a number of other works of this
genre. In 1819 (!)
Richard Whately, who later became Archbishop of Dublin, wrote
"Historic doubts relative
to Napoleon Bonaparte." This & similar things are discussed briefly
in De Morgan's _A
Budget of Paradoxes_, Vol.1, pp.246-248.
George L. Murphy
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