"As I understand it, the material predates Da Vinci. He still could have used it.
Yeah, it's a long shot, and a hypothesis that might never be proven. But an intriguing one. Da Vinci definitely had the tools, the intelligence, the motivation,…"
"Xian: "Our thing is real because this science backs it up!"
Us: "Actually, there are huge flaws in your science, for instance..."
Xian: "... Well ... it's God, so it's a miracle."
Us: "Great, then stop…"
"What I don't get about the shroud is that, if it's for real, then that almost certainly means Jesus did NOT resurrect after 3 days in the tomb. The time it would take for the image to transfer to the cloth must certainly be considerable .…"
"I maintain the glaring argument that few on either side even use:
You can't get a correctly-proportioned 2D image by wrapping it around a 3D object. If this were an actual shroud, once you unwrap it from the object the image would be wildly…"
"It amuses and disturbs me that any candidate for high office in this county has to go through the theatrics of attending some religious service on a regular basis. Non affiliation with some religious institution would mean immediate defeat for…"
"Reggie, I took the liberty to move your discussion, as you had posted it in "Introductions". That's a forum category dedicated to people introducing themselves to the site. It's a common mistake to post discussions in the wrong…"
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