Bible codes are a lie that won’t die

03.06.2012                      13.Siwan. 5772

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Bible codes are a lie that won't die

Even though bible codes were disproved long ago, some people are still comforted by making faith as irrefutable as physics.

You may remember Bible Codes/Torah Codes from their heyday about 15 years ago: Using computers and a simple set of algorithms, enterprising researchers found that every 14th letter in, I don’t know, the book of Habakkuk, spelled out the name of this or that important rabbi, politician or event. The data is cleverly mapped on a matrix, impressing upon the reader the supernatural nature of the Bible….