Argumentum e silentio (trivial)

Dave Washburn dwashbur at
Thu Feb 22 21:39:14 EST 2001

And of course the HB starts with a baseball game "In the big 
inning," and the shortest man in the Bible was Bildad the Shuhite, 
and Samson was such a great comic that he brought down the 
house, and so on ;-)

> Humour is a bit hard to transmit over internet, Raymond. But let me just
> correct you about cars in the biblical accounts. There was at least one car
> in the OT/HB: don't you remember when Moses blazed across the desert in his
> Triumph? But then again, nobody knows that there is a game of tennis in the
> OT/HB either: I'm sure everyone knows that Joseph served in the courts of
> pharaoh.
> Ian
> >Not a feeble attempt at reductio ad absurdum, but a feeble attempt at
> humor;
> >see the icon after the microwave oven remark. I am sorry that we apparently
> >do not share the same sense of humor.
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Dave Washburn
"No study of probabilities inside a given frame can ever
tell us how probable it is that the frame itself can be
violated."  C. S. Lewis

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