The fall, and the first sin
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03-03-2016, 07:22 PM
RE: The fall, and the first sin
(03-03-2016 12:54 PM)DavidCG Wrote:  Here's an interesting way to look at the Christian concept of the fall, and God's damnation of humanity.

God punishing humans for eating of the fruit from the tree is like humans putting a self destruct button to their home in a mouse cage, and getting upset when the mouse pushes it.

The intuition I'm trying to get at is that it's both childish, and unjust.

Thoughts, opinions? Are there any problems with that thought experiment that I haven't noticed? Or should I toss it and start over?

I like it. It's a good metaphor. ... Or is it a simile? Consider

#sigh
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