Originally posted by ASLANs
Thankfully, I'm increasingly more than solidly convinced that virtually every word of the above quote has been shown by modern scholarship to be very dated nonsense. As the scholarly post I made earlier illustrated . . . that line of thinking is very passe--but that doesn't stop people from paying homage to the edifice now to have been shown to have been built on clouds or at the most quicksand that has almost all been washed away to the last grain's worth.
Perhaps you didn't read all of post #135 or else it's just toooo difficult for you to wrap your beliefs around it. I can understand that. Your beliefs have a very deeply entrenched vested interest in remaining exactly as they are.