|the fall of man
for Prof. Lange Clarkson University
The “fall of man” as seen described in the first book of the Holy Bible, Genesis, is portrayed as a sinister act. The fact that Eve fell into temptation seems to be the foundation on which everyone bases his or her misplaced chance at paradise. What many people fail to see is that much good came from the “fall of man”, and should be thanking Eve for choosing to fall into sin. Without Eve we would not have the concept of free will, “good” would have never existed without “bad”, people would not have adapted and would have been satisfied with their original surroundings, and we would act automatically without any thought. Man would be and just be.
“’You will not die. For God knows that when you eat of it, your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.’” When the serpent tempts Eve, she is given the chance to choose to eat from the tree of knowledge. She choo...