the concensus of the mainstream protagonists from both the Orthodox and Alternative camps and not neccessarily directly representative of the total ideas brought forward at the GHMB in particular, but more what I have been able to garner in my overall studies.....(pauses for breath) :<)...
the intent of which is not to neccessarily bind one to agreement, but rather to establish a framework in which we, of varying opionion can at least attempt to share our knowledge.
I realise, that my attempt to clear the waters may seem more like equivocation to some.
I repeat "My Intent" is otherwise.
And quite honestly, Elizabeth, and with nothing but a shared smile intended...
I ruled out Pyramid building Gastropods from Sirius......a long time ago.
I apologise to anyone for whom this is a matter of personal faith! :<)