The whole fruit of knowledge thing in the bible seems a bit . . .fishy. It’s implying that gaining knowledge is “undesirable” and shouldn’t be a goal. Now, what I find weird is that the bible is built on facts and assumptions with limited proof. And it coincidentally tells people to . . . not gain knowledge because it will have consequences? What?! I must say whoever first wrote the hebrew scriptures was clever. Implementing it’s own method of approval and having an internal method to prevent doubt. But I can’t see how so many smart people across thousands of years have no realized this off correlation. When you search up “bible on knowledge” you get a lot bible quotes and readings such as “An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge. A man’s gift makes room for him and brings him before the great. The one who states his case first seems right, until the other comes and examines him. The lot puts an end to quarrels and decides between powerful contenders. A brother offended is more unyielding than a strong city, and quarreling is like the bars of a castle. …”
Right . . . lets take a look at the Old testament shall we?
“You may freely eat of every tree of the garden; 17but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall die.’”
Yeah, you can have every food, except the one that gives you knowledge. Real hypocritical. I thought they said the bible was all written by one guy: God. Through men. So tell me about this ah, slight miscommunication between genesis 2 and proverb 18. Anyone? No? Okay then. . .
Alright that wraps up just a random thought.