Old 06-01-2011, 02:51 AM
drivekiller drivekiller is offline
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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.
Old 06-01-2011, 08:16 AM
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Just so no one else wastes their time thinking about it:

The Gold Ratio (or mean) is about 1.618. It's inverse is about .618, the two being exactly one apart is key. Neither is close to 17/23.
Old 06-01-2011, 09:37 AM
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Originally Posted by ftg View Post
Neither is close to 17/23.
Of course it isn't. If it was, we know when the aliens are coming. The fact that they're concealing their plans proves they're up to no good.


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