Today was my birthday. Apparantly I'm 58 years old. Actually, I'm 38 but the number 3 got lost on the way home, so we had to borrow against Matilda's next birthday. Matilda wanted me to bake myself a cake. And of course it was a butterfly cake.
Fallacious yet widespread and documented beliefs courtesy of Wikipedia.
Although common conception says that Noah was told in the Book of Genesis to bring two of each animal onto his ark, the book actually contains differing passages about the number of animals he was told to bring; in Genesis 6:19, he is told to bring "two of all living creatures", while in Genesis 7:2 he is told to bring "seven pairs of every kind of clean animal […] and one pair of every kind of unclean animal" – although in some translations (e.g. the New King James Genesis ) this is rendered as seven animals, rather than seven pairs.
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Conflict and Conciliation: Faith and Politics in an Age of Global Dissonance
Despite the peaceful foundations of global monotheistic religions, the broad diversity of interpretations can lead to a sharp paradox regarding the use of force. Inevitably, we must ask ourselves: How can those who ascribe to peaceful beliefs suspend their own moral foundation to beat the drums of war? ... read more
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