Date: Wed Feb 12 2003 - 19:51:55 EST
In a message dated 2/12/03 4:01:54 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> With respect, I suggest your intervention raises more questions than it
> provides answers. However, your reference to "The Ultimate Assertion" as a
> "kabbalistic puzzle" is clear enough. Do you imply thereby that the
> phenomena described must be denied a proper hearing in the arena of
> rational scientific debate? It surely makes little sense to find that those
> who acquiesce in the words "For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither
> are your ways my ways, saith the Lord..." (Is.55:8,9), nevertheless seek to
> place Him in a straitjacket.
> I look forward to to receiving your clarification of these matters.
Also with respect, I suggest that whatever mathematical riddle may have been
deposited at the very beginning of Genesis, I wonder at its significance. I
do not deny it a proper hearing. I simply wonder "why?" Why it is important
that you would barely conceal your displeasure at my "intervention" and your
commanding use of the words from Isaiah and reference to "straitjacket." I
mean really. Do you think that's all there is at the very beginning of
Genesis? Why are you so hostile at the suggestion that Genesis 3:6-7 is far
more significant, in fact centrally significiant to all of religion that you
would rather do the puzzle and discourage my "intervention" to boot?
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