Are you so sure these "calculations" are bunk? You can use the same linear regression model used in the leading edges of science and medicine to calculate the following.

Global population today =7+ billion
Global population in 1800 =1 billion
This equates to roughly one population doubling every 60-70 years.
Now run a regression on a 65 year half life and guess how many years you have to go back to arrive at a global population of 2?

Less than 4000
This is a far more accurate method than stupid radioisotope dating which has been debunked a million times. So believe what you want, but if you doubt this method you must likewise totally discount countless established facts of science, economics, and medicine derived by this method. I'm not religious at all but these facts are what they are. Deny if you like but the math doesn't lie. If it did youd already be dead.

You are absolutely correct that math doesn't lie. When you ask math to graph a line based on two reference points(present population, population in 1800), you are going to get a straight line(a linear progression) every time.

When dealing with something that always answers truly, one must be exceedingly precise when formulating the question.

No. You're leaving out mass depopulating events and subsequent repopulatng. If you're going to be that literal, the near extinction caused by the flood skews the numbers by a magnitude you can't possibly know. Mass depopulating events such as plagues, famines, and wars (the rise and fall of numerous empires) would have reduced populations by massive amounts at every occurrence. Figure in all those events with mass depopulation and subsequent recovery and that "simple" number you start your regression with isn't so simple.

Coming from a Biblical perspective these creatures could be fairly easily explained. If the fallen ones had the ability to procreate with human women, what is to say that they could not procreate with animals? The possibility of a "pan" like creature from Greek myth or of a Medusa like creature - or even quite a lot more realistically, Hercules. Unfortunately we'll never know 100% for sure, though I find it fascinating to ponder.

Have you considered the Bible verse in revelation 12:9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels. Or Revelation 20: He seized the dragon--that old serpent, who is the devil, Satan--and bound him in chains for a thousand years.
It would appear that devils had the form of serpents.

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