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‘Cause the Bible Tells Me So?

Monday, November 9th, 2009

We’ve all heard the story of Adam and Eve and how evil, evil Eve tempted Adam with an apple from the tree of knowledge and, therefore, how women are the root of all problems people-kind face. There is so much in this story that bugs me, but you’ll be happy to know that in the original Hebrew version (before King James had his translation done, for example), Eve did not actually tempt Adam but, rather, they¬† succumbed to the serpent’s temptation together.

So, we’re blamed for everything bad in this world because some jerk mistranslated the Bible. Figures.

But rather than dwell on the good book (and who their third son, Seth, mated with) . . . (more…)

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