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Old Feb 20, '13, 1:55 pm
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We all know that numbers, such as the numbers three and 40-days, have biblical meaning, but what about fractions? I heard that fractions represent extreme evil.
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We all know that numbers, such as the numbers three and 40-days, have biblical meaning, but what about fractions? I heard that fractions represent extreme evil.
Where did you hear that fractions represent extreme evil?
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Where did you hear that fractions represent extreme evil?
Probably algebra students.


I mean that seems to be the case from my experience.
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Where did you hear that fractions represent extreme evil?
A group of protestant ministers. Go through the Book of Revelations and the fraction, indeed, sound sinister.
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I've never heard of fractions being evil. I do know that pi is very good. Fattening, but good.
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I've heard that infractions are evil, and you might have some coming your way...

Seriously though? Fractions are evil?
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Numerical significance in the bible tends to be derived from multiple usage across books, such as 3, 12, and 40. If fractions are only found in Revelation, I don't think that is enough to give them biblical significance.
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I dunno... Some fractions are improper. (I'm looking at you, 22/7)
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Default Re: Fractions as extreme evil?

I think a more relevant question is, "Why is Robert Sock so anti-science and mathematics?" If not for science and mathematics, he would not have a computer through which he could complain about science and mathematics to people all across the world.
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A group of protestant ministers. Go through the Book of Revelations and the fraction, indeed, sound sinister.
Robert, why on earth would you pay any attention at all to these protestant minsters?!?!?
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I've never heard of fractions being evil. I do know that pi is very good. Fattening, but good.
Then again, pi isn't a fraction...
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We all know that numbers, such as the numbers three and 40-days, have biblical meaning, but what about fractions? I heard that fractions represent extreme evil.
You might be partially correct.
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Speaking of extreme evil, that pun...
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Robert, why on earth would you pay any attention at all to these protestant minsters?!?!?
I'll take wisdom and knowledge where ever I can find it. I'm not saying that fractions do represent extreme evil, but it a thought that deserved discussion for me to see if anybody else on CAF knows anything about it. It still sound plausible to me.

I also like delving into Judaism, and I find it very rewarding..
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Did you know that 75 percent of people make up 3/4 of the population?
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