Re: A83: (no subject)


Re: A83: (no subject)

Well, the actual *day* doesn't really matter.  Would it make any difference
to us if we were actually a day off in celebrating New Years Day 2000 or
not?  No one would really know, because time is just what we define it to

And the thing about Christmas is, no one really knows what day Jesus was
born on.  So somewhere down the line, someone picked December 25th and it

Bryan Rabeler

"The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the
end justifies the means." - Georges Bernanos

----- Original Message -----
From: "Laurens Holst" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, December 24, 1999 5:58 PM
Subject: Re: A83: (no subject)

> > And when did it end?
> Same problem... But I think the people then also thought 1000 was the
> of the new millennium. IF they had their millennium at the right date,
> 'cause I remember at a certain point (somewhere in 1600 I believe) they
> skipped fourty days or so because they at first thought a year was 365
> while it is 365.24 days or so, and at the moment they realized that the
> church thought "well now we are celebrating the birth of Jesus at the
> date!", so they corrected it again. But that means that the years before,
> while they advanced in time they celebrated newyear a day too early every
> four years. Or something like that.
> Hey, let's keep this TI-83 related. I bet the TI-83 isn't
> millennium-proof!!! :)
> ~Grauw
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