LEAP DAY WARNING
Ferland Louis H.
ferlandl at ERE.UMontreal.CA
Fri Mar 8 22:10:29 EST 1996
On 27 Feb 1996, Nathan Stratton wrote:
> Date: 27 Feb 1996 20:27:20 GMT
> From: Nathan Stratton <nathan at netrail.net>
> To: bioforum at net.bio.net
> Subject: Re: LEAP DAY WARNING
> David A. Kaye (dk at crl.com) wrote:
> : Matthew Crosby wrote the quoted material below:
> : " But the our calendar is based on the premises that a) The bible is correct
> : " and b) they got the calculation right.
> : " For the purposes of dating, one really should just pretend that both these
> : " are the case.
> : Why? The bible is a book of fiction; why should it be relied upon for
> : anything? That's like saying that just because Harlan Ellison says
> : something we should all take it as fact and base our calculations upon
> : it. And I daresay Ellison is a better writer than those dudes who wrote
> : the bible, and probably more accurate, too.
> The bible is in no way fiction.
Where did you get this information and what is your evidence?
Dr. Louis H. Ferland
Centre de Recherche, Hotel-Dieu de Montreal
Dept de Nutrition, Universite de Montreal
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