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Old 06-01-2011, 01:51 AM
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Trilateral Commission

I feel I have to comment on the 17/23 correlation.
That's 17 / 23 = 0.739130435, a pretty good approximation of the golden mean.
And Proverbs 17:23 appears to be about accepting bribes...

Here we have a ratio used in all kinda ruling class aesthetics going back to ancient Greece and which just happens to call to mind a Biblical proverb about corruption. So you can see how this all fits if you are prone to seeing patterns.

Of course, the writer is nuts --- he got to 17/23 by way of an anagram. Surely everyone knows by now that 3172 is the year our alien overlords will return.
 

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