This is a thread at the Messiah Truth Discussion Forum, where my username is Proteus.
The thread is closed, and I respect the moderators’ reasons for doing so. But the questions are still so intensely present to me, that I’ve decided to re-open the discussion — here — and invite others’ participation. IOW, your participation. We can do this via Comments. Here, I am the moderator.
If you visit that thread, be forewarned that I catch all kinds of hostility there.
Midway through the thread, UriYosef linked me to this article, which I found highly informative; I’m posting the link now to save you time: