scouts-l Mail Archive for June of 2000: Re: Mathematical Miracle
Cheryl Singhal (csinghal@CAPACCESS.ORG
Tue Jun 27 1972 - 15:02:14 CDT
On Fri, 23 Jun 2000, Tom Bingaman wrote:
> Moses and the people were in the desert, but what
> was he going to do with them? They had to be fed, and feeding 2
> or 3 million people requires a lot of food. According to the
Well, yeah, 2 million IS a lot of people, but someone best check
something one more time.
Seems to me the population statistics suggest there weren't 3 million
humans on earth during Pharaohnic times, so if that's true, Moses
probably didn't have than 2 or 3 thou of 'em to worry about.
Of course, I could be thinking billion rather than million, but the
number seems awfully high ...