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It all began in Eden

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Submitted by Seamus MacNemi (United States), May 2, 2007 at 23:06

Our present day problems are a reenactment of a morality tale that's been told and retold in every generation since the time of Adam Ha Rishon. The sin of Eden had nothing to do with fruit or sex. It had to do with the abdication of responsibility and the need to blame others for our own failings.

If Adam had stood up like a real man and told G-d that "HE" ,Adam, of his own free will had chosen to disobey and eat the fruit regardless of G-ds express command not to, the world we live in today would be a whole different place. But Adam, being the nebisch that he was, chose to lay it all on Eve. And she , in her turn, dumped it all on the serpent. No one forced anyone to do anything. Even G-d could not force Adam to obey HIM without violating HIS gift of free will.

The whole thing was a test of Adams character. The question in G-ds mind was "Could HE, G-d, totally entrust Adam with the responsibility as care taker of HIS creation"? Needles to say, Adam failed miserably and so he was let go to seek employment elsewhere. I doubt that G-d gave him any letter of recomendation for his next employer.

Today, we face much the same problem. G-d will not force us to obey HIM. But If we are willing to "LISTEN" when HE speaks HE will give us suggestions as to how to resolve our problems. It is all only a matter of recognising the truth of our situation here in this world.

There is only ONE sky above

there is only ONE earth beneath our feet.

Humanity is only ONE kind upon the face of the earth

The is only ONE law which governs the affairs of all men.

HEAR, Oh Israel, The LORD, OUR G-D, is ONE

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