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From: rick <>
Subject: Re: What is the meaning of the term "Scot-Irish"
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 18:21:05 GMT
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Bob Builder wrote:
> "Mike Day" <> wrote in message
> > "Bob Builder" <> wrote in message
> > news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> > >
> > <snip>
> > > > Genesis 5: 6
> > > > And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos;
> > > > Genesis 5: 7
> > > > And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven years, and
> > > > begat sons and daughters;
> > > > Genesis 6: 8
> > > > And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years; and he
> > died.
> > > >
> > >
> > > Years were much shorter then because
> > > the Earth was nearer the Sun.
> > >
> > > Bob
> > >
> > So Seth and co lived approx. 900 years. That is nominally of the order of
> > 10 times more than a healthy individual in western society might live today.
> > Let us assume that the actual years at that time were in fact shorter for
> > the reason Bob states.
> > Assuming the mass of both the sun and the earth are unchanged:
> > 1. How much nearer to the sun would the earth have to be to provide an orbit
> > of approximately 1/10th of the current duration?
> > 2. How much warmer would it have been on the earth's surface as a
> > consequence?
> Obviously warm enough to cause the great flood,
> the like of which has never been seen since.
Hmm. So, the sun melted the ice caps, causing the flood? Which would imply that
the earth was moving *towards* the sun, otherwise there wouldn't be any ice caps
to melt. Now, we are moving away?
Damn. I gotta pack. I *hate* moving....
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