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The 'logic' highlight at the top of the page was an unrelated (inasmuch as anything having to do with this thing is 'unrelated') story that just happened to contain the word 'logic'. The story itself was an Associated Press story on Jose Canseco's trade. I assume they were just pointing out the headline... unless the Orphanage members are rabid Oakland A's fans...
That was a joke.

From Carlos:
For september 1, 1992: the "leitmotif" in latin is from the New
Testament, Mark 8, 4 and means "From whence can a man satisfy these men with
bread here in the wilderness?", Jesus words before the miracle of the
bread and fish.

clue=The diagram on the right shows an algorithm to produce random numbers with a certain distribution 
(in the example, it is maybe a binomial distribution). The algorithm is called "rejection method", I
think. It can be found in Numerical Recepies in {C,Pascal,...?}.
name=Bjarke Ebert

carlos does greek!
- the greek is from Revelation, chapter 4, verse 1, and translates as

"an lo!, a door opened in the heavens"

The red annotation made by the person who sent the page is the word for

9/22/00 - bhance "(303) - 499 - 7111" = one of those dialup atomic clocks. This one is in Boulder, CO.
The Wedding in Cana was where Jesus turned water into wine. Looks like two miracles on one page here.
clue=How many times does cana come up?  4 letters in the word and they seem to center on that number.  If it is a red herring
it gets used many times. They don't like some people or groups so if they do something against one of those but don't do it
where you could immediately connect it with the local stuff it could take years to track them down.
Did anybody count the total number of names for individuals that come up?  If the overlap between the math and the history and
the religion is consistent it would be very hard to detect because the areas are so different.  Some kind of artificial
intelligence program might see the patterns faster than we would.  Not many mathematiker seem that crzaed about religion and
so on.  They might count on people in one interest not knowing about the rest of it making the pattern or plan difficult to
see.  Leibniz is in one of these and he was into religion and math.  But they dont seem to use him much.  Does a rare mention
mean more?  Physiker also show up and always mixed with something else.  A machine reading this wouldnt care about strange
overlaps that confuse us.
clue=Regarding cynic2's latest note: The information you ask for, "Did anybody count the total number of
names for individuals that come up?" and the various people's occupations all appears in the excel file
that Bryan has linked to on his "recent updates" page.  I grant that there is more that needs to be done
with that info but with the file available to everyone, I should think that we can all add to it a bit as
we get more information.
name=Jessica Augustsson
hance: file is here: Jessica_MayDay.xls
matt 06.29.01
clue:  de moivre has a theorem for exponentiating complex numbers.  a lot 
of this stuff revolves around mathematics.  use the math--it's the key to 
the cypher

Gordon: 08.09.01
clue:  Apart from the obvious pi,
the other number is one of
the roots of:

x^2 - x - 1 = 0 

Bob: 08.27.01
clue:  As Bjarke points out, the graph at right does look like a binomial distribution.
As Matt points out, de Moivre worked with exponentiation of complex numbers. But de
Moivre was also a pioneer in statistics and specifically, binomial distribution.
Cribbed from a web site:

"The French-born mathematician Abraham de Moivre, b. May 26, 1667, d. Nov. 27, 1754,
was a pioneer in PROBABILITY theory and TRIGONOMETRY. He discovered the approximation
of the BINOMIAL DISTRIBUTION known as the NORMAL DISTRIBUTION. He also investigated
mortality statistics and the foundation of the theory of annuities and devised DE
MOIVRE'S THEOREM, a trigonometric formula for obtaining powers and roots of complex
"A French Protestant, de Moivre emigrated (1685) to England following the revocation of
the Edict of Nantes. In 1697 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society. His book The
Doctrine of Chances (1718) contained  major advances in probability theory. Despite his
scientific eminence, he subsisted mainly by tutoring mathematics and died in poverty."

Oh, and this has go to be complete coincidence, but 888,338 (the circled number at the
bottom) just happens to be the number of twin primes less than 101,000,000.

On the miracles, which do come up again and again, could they refer to "levels?" First
miracle = first level, etc.

Bob: 09.04.01
clue:  It's curious that 8 and 3 are also highlighted in another ad apparently sent in by The Orphanage, Sept. 5, 1990. Anyone 
know anything about p-adic math?

It's curious that 8 and 3 are also highlighted in another ad apparently sent in by The Orphanage, Sept. 1, 1992.

cynic2: 01.21.02
I've got the picture for sure, it is the Old Statehouse in Boston.  Not sure what it means to them but one thing that
comes to mind because it is fairly obvious, it existed in colonial times and was built when Massachusetts was still
religiously orthodox.  Real theocracy times like the Taliban only smarter and more effective.  That's my opinion largely
because of the Greek translation that somebody sent in, a door opened in heaven.  Look at that prominent door in the 
picture, like it opens to a balcony on the second floor. Second level, Protestant orthodox, the past will live again and 
a dozen things that are beyond me. Also notice that the way they printed the picture, the top part which is a cupola or 
tower sort of thing looks like it is glowing brightly.  John Winthrop wrote something about the time Boston was settled 
that the Purtian settlement should be a light in the darkness or a beacon on a hill and so forth.  Again it seems to me 
like this stuff is tightly intertwined but we only get the general concepts because we don't know exactly what to do with 
all the numbers.

Juls: 04.16.2003
Re. 1.618... (the golden ratio/section has this many digits?) see ADW 5/1/91 text down right side
Here a number of the entities, Schrodinger et al, have each been assigned a different number from a series of
progressive decimal expressions of the above. Thus, 1.61803398 is M.Flacius (I.); 1.618033988 is Mistah Kurtz 
(being the first two numbers encircled above).  The numbers given there only extend to 1.6180339887498 (which 
is Gerhard) so that raises a few questions..  

martin: 06.24.2004
Hebrew - from Ezekiel 37:3 "Son of man, can these bones live?" 

alan 10.20.2004
38 is the atomic number of Strontium, which is Sr as in the SR/CL that the ads always start with.

(none provided) 10/24/2014
Let me run this by you. 

What if some people became fascinated with chaos and game theory, realized it challenged free will and went looking for an answer via a timeline. 

What if these people realized the philosophies they were challenging and followed the numbers dictated by the calendar. 

Rome set the date of year zero, the Anglo-Saxons continued the tyranny of the calendar through colonization and the East India Company; 
America was an experiment, the map shows order, yet there is no long philosophy of why our haphazardly put together country shows this order. 

Look at numerology and game theory, they became orphans by knowing too much?

-Will(=d) speculator

1) hexadecimal expansion
2) PSLQ lattice reduction
4) ADW 5/1/91

the long now has recognized the clock defines our days, which defines our lives.

someone went looking for the golden ratio and scared the shit out of themselves becaused they realized it defines the game which defines game theory. 
Theyre looking for proof that the future is not predetermined. Human life can live longer if the future is not defined by death.	

anon 07/30/2015
 That last comment (G.R., calendars, etc.)was literally intriguing.  Might the crazies be equally fascinated by predestination and see ratios, etc., as a way to work their will?