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This Essay Is About Adam And Eve.

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Almighty Parental FigureThe story of Adam and Eve is a well known story aboutthe first two biblical figures to live on earth. G-dcreated Adam and placed him in a utopian situation,where he could live freely. It was a perfect lifeexcept for one restriction. G-d tells Adam "... tree ofthe knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat ofit" (Genesis, 2:8, line 17). G-d's one rule is thathis creations may not eat the fruit from the tree ofknowledge, and if they do, then they shall die. G-dseems to be an almighty parental figure (symbolizingthat G-d is their creator) to Adam and Eve, but G-ddoes not follow through on his word, which leads Adamand Eve (and humanity for that matter) to believe thatG-d is compassionate.G-d creates Eve in the image of Adam, and asanticipated Eve learns of the forbidden tree. Eve isenticed by a serpent to eat the fruit of the tree, andshe does the same to Adam. Upon eating the fruit,they learned of good and evil, which persuaded them tocover up their nakedness. As the story continues,Adam, and Eve hid when G-d was walking through thegarden, however when he/she called on Adam, he replied"I heard thy voice in the garden, and was afraid,because I was naked; and I hid myself". G-d's replywas an interesting reply for a "Supreme Being". G-dtells Adam "Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hastthou eaten of the tree whereof I commanded thee thatthou shouldest not eat?" For a being that can create,manipulate, and destroy all things in the universe,G-d acts as if...

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