May 18

The New “Scientific Knowledge”

Even the sea monsters draw out the breast, they give suck to their young ones: the daughter of my people is become cruel, like the ostriches in the wilderness.

(Lamentations 4:3) KJV

A new definition of “scientific knowledge” is necessary for the post-Hawking popular science (SciPop) Trekkie generation.

“Anecdotal evidence combined with probability means its a reasonable assumption.”

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May 11

Cockatrices

And the sucking child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice’ den.

(Isaiah 11:8) KJV

There’s another mythological creature which, by using our principle that God can’t lie, we may deduce isn’t mythological. In this case it is the Cockatrice. Here’s a rather perfunctory description from Wikipedia:

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May 9

Adders, Asps, Dragons, Serpents & Vipers

Their wine is the poison of dragons, and the cruel venom of asps.

(Deuteronomy 32:33)KJV

There are many ways to study the Bible, there’s a time and a place for all of them. One of them is to study sentence structure.

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