Garden of Eden Essay | The Upward Fall

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The Upward Fall

Summary: The expulsion of man from the Garden of Eden can be viewed as an upward fall due to the fact that it allows us to not only procreate and populate the earth, but it gives us the knowledge and wisdom to evolve as well as set up how the family is structured.
When one thinks of sin it is natural to believe that all sin is bad or evil, this however may not be the case. To understand this concept better one must look to the first sin or "original sin" committed in chapter 2 of Genesis by man resulting in expulsion from the Garden of Eden. This act of sin leading to expulsion has usually been termed "The Fall", however through examining language and symbols one may come to the conclusion that there is a positive or created good ensuing from the whole ordeal.

In the second story of Genesis God tells Adam and Eve that they may eat from any tree in the garden with the exception of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for upon eating it they will die. Upon Eve being created Adam speaks and says "Therefore shall a man leave his...

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