Reality Game Solution
You ended on the word "God."
Are you amazed? Why should this work?
Consider my next question carefully. Your soul may
depend on it. Does your answer prove that God exists and that the
Bible is a reflection of ultimate reality?
Before attributing the "God" outcome to some cute, mathematical
quirk or coincidence, consider that no one has yet to find
this effect with any other lines of the King James Bible.
Why should we be so lucky to find it in the very first lines of
I discuss this potent
puzzle in my book
Wonders of Numbers, where
I also trace the history of this puzzle and give further
Some scholarly and mystical commentary on this Reality Game appears here.
Further work on God puzzles is described in
my book The Paradox of God and the Science
Other reality puzzles are presented in
my Neoreality science-fiction series.
You may contact me if you believe you have
a theory as to why we find this "Genesis Effect," or if you have any comments about this effect.
I'm especially interested in hearing from those of you who did
not finally land on the word "God" or if you have discovered
similar effects in other Biblical passages.
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