La tela era ligera, resistente al clima húmedo, absorbía bien la tinta y proporcionaba al texto un fondo blanco, sin embargo era mucho más cara que el bambú, es por esto que en ocasiones se hacía una copia en bambú antes de grabarse en seda los textos importantes.… continue reading »


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In such a system there would be “male”, “female” and “intersex” subjects, with the latter characterized by having the “male” form at some levels and the “female” form at other levels (an example for such a subject is represented by the pink and blue short bars). A system with high dimorphism at some levels and partial consistency between levels.… continue reading »


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True, he’s not marriage material, but he’s determined to convince her that they’re perfect together—at least for a while.… continue reading »


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Furthermore, those who were alive at the time of the events could have countered the gospel accounts; and since we have no contradictory writings to the gospels, their early authorship as well as apostolic authorship becomes even more critical. This is significant because Jesus had prophesied concerning the temple when He said "As for these things which you are looking at, the days will come in which there will not be left one stone upon another which will not be torn down." (Luke 21:6, see also Matt. Such an obvious fulfillment of Jesus' prophecy most likely would have been recorded as such by the gospel writers who were fond of mentioning fulfillment of prophecy if they had been written after A. But, it was not included suggesting that the gospels (at least Matthew, Mark, and Luke) were written before A. Acts is a history of the Christian church right after Jesus' ascension. If Q actually existed, then that would push the first writings of Christ's words and deeds back even further lessening the available time for myth to creep in and adding to the validity and accuracy of the gospel accounts. Luke is simply recounting the events from the disciples. … continue reading »


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They parted amicably, and she has identified as poly ever since.… continue reading »


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