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Devra Torres

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Sep. 18, 2012, at 9:52pm

The other day, my husband and I were taking a walk.  We looked up and saw this:

Here are some questions we didn’t ask:

  • What could have produced that unusual cloud formation?
  • See how the hand of unguided, purposeless coincidence caused those letters to form in the sky?

No, we ruled coincidence out.  In fact, there were three separate things the letters told us.

  • First, they were designed. I can’t theoretically disprove that just the right combination of air currents, evaporation and condensation might have produced them.  But surely it’s the least plausible explanation of all.

(Now, if you go to The Cloud Appreciation Society’s website--a delightful place to go in any case--there’s a

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