It is often said that mathematics is a universal language that we could use to make contact with another intelligence. But is that really the case? Or is this just a disguised version of anthropocentrism?
Dr Keith Devlin has written 31 mathematics books and over 80 published research articles. He is the recipient of the Pythagoras Prize, the Peano Prize, the Carl Sagan Award, and the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Communications Award.
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With time dilation demonstrating an omnipresent nature is possible, in that we can observe the past in the present just by looking at starlight and quantum mechanics as well is showing an all knowing nature; two major attributes attributed to God are a reality. This can easily and logically be interpreted as evidence that God could exist if your objectivity is present during the contemplation of evidence. Photon particles actually appear to change there behavior when being watched. How would they
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New scientist said:
''Varki thinks that early humans were confronted with a massive epidemic of bacterial infection. The two bacteria he studied are particularly dangerous to newborn babies, who often die after being infected. That could explain why the human population fell so precipitously, and why we got rid of the Siglec genes that made us so vulnerable.''
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actually, a woman's most fertile period is 2 weeks after her last period. Its called ovulation. aparantly, your god doesnt even know the reproductive cycle of the people he supposedly made.
The current day, Orthodox Jewish practice of Niddah has the woman washing 7 days after her flow begins and assuming it is over, she is 'clean' and can resume sex after her washing. However, historically the Jews practived Zavah which was true to the reading of Lev. 12. - that being the woman must