I was trying to explain the inter-connectedness of populations in one of my classes this past week — because 1) I can never stay on track and 2) it seemed pertinent with so many folks locally coughing up so much vitriolic racism since Obama’s win — and in the course of that discussion I pointed out as an example the bio-mathematical likelihood that if the
Dan Brown whack-jobs conspiracists are right about Jesus having children then we’re all likely to be Jesus’ children.
I was met with blank stares. (Not for the first time in my life.)
Well, here’s a link to a summation of that argument.
A more technical — and therefore way more fun — explanation is here.