Skip to comments.Comparison with Other Significant Clusters [SECTION 9 OF New Evidence Overturns Skeptics' Case]
Posted on 01/03/2003 1:35:11 PM PST by Quix
Our research has resulted in the cataloguing of the following five additional clusters that are very extensive and statistically significant. They are, in (roughly) descending order of improbability:
a) 249 ELSs regarding Christmas in Proverbs 14-17;In addition, our researchers have located a very tightly packed cluster of 475 ELSs that appear to be pertinent to a possible future occurrence of highly disruptive solar flares (or some similar event). Over 140 of these ELSs are entirely contained within a 206 letter long section of text in Numbers 7 that is repeated a mind numbing 12 times in that chapter. If we counted each appearance of these repeated ELSs, we would have over 2,000 ELSs in this very unusual cluster.
b) 371 ELSs regarding the Holocaust in Deuteronomy 30-33;
c) 357 ELSs regarding the Holocaust in Deuteronomy 15-19;
d) 296 ELSs regarding the Holocaust in Deuteronomy 8-12; and
e) 239 ELSs regarding the Holocaust in Genesis 8.
In the following graph, there is a comparison of the total number of ELSs in each of these clusters that are comparable to those in the Hanukah cluster, as well as those that are more improbable than the Hanukah ones. In most instances, the Biblical ELSs that are more improbable than those in the Hanukah cluster are radically so.
No matter how you compare them, the Biblical clusters are in a league far beyond that of the War and Peace cluster. Lets look one more quick comparisonthat of the total number of ELSs in each cluster.
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Something quite unusual is going on.
IF someone is aware of the implications of the math etc., then it would take MORE FAITH TO DISBELIEVE than it would to believe.
Alas, facts don't always impress even the brightest--especially when Almighty God is involved and we'd rather be our own god than submit to Him.
Of course, it's not a very rational position. But who said we were exceedingly rational creatures--even the super-rationalists among us--particularly where idolatry &/or rebellion are concerned.
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