Discussion in 'Earth Science' started by invert_nexus, May 8, 2004.
And...in The Old testament some egyptian Pharao had a dream about 7 fat cows and 7 thin ones...
Log in or Sign up to hide all adverts.
come on guys there is at least, 30...... what is a continent
Such hepta-centric hyperbole only goes so far.
There are not 7 fundamental forces, nor only 7 major planets in the Solar System, nor only 7 Zodical constellations, nor 7 vertebrate classes, nor 7 extant human species...
However, at the time of this posting, DDD had exactly seven posts.......
Seven is one of those magic numbers that mystists seem to like... they like three, eight, twelve, and thirteen… they’re arbitrary numbers that if repeated enough times gain a significance of their own. You see it in architecture too. Perhaps some of you are aware of the golden section? Same thing… not really a special number in itself, but if you organize a whole school of architecture around it, then it becomes special… the mind picks the consistent proportion out of everything.
The localities of the old German tribunals were designated by seven trees, under which were placed seven "Schoffers" (judges) who required seven(7) witnesses.
The two oldest rivers of the East – the Ganges and the Nile – had each seven(7) mouths.
Rome was built on seven(7) hills
Separate names with a comma.