Re: I'm Crit-ing the Bible! Re: fishing with the seventh seal

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Thu Jul 06 2000 - 03:12:00 MDT

Spike Jones <> writes:

> > >
> > >e/66_bible.shtml
> >
> > Sean Morgan wrote: Are you *sure* you want to Crit the Bible?
> >
> > Revelations 22:18
> > "For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the
> > prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God
> > shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book."
> Hey Alex, please tell us if you notice any plagues being added
> unto you. That would constitute proof of the warnings. spike

We could do a double-blind test, with some crit-ing the real bible and
others crit-ing a fake document generated with markov chains, and then
compare the disease incidence in the two populations. The exact
converse of those studies looking for positive effects of prayer :-)

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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