Your Questions About Fitness

William asks…

After adam and even apparently failed God, then what was the point in letting humanity continue on anyway?

For amusement? I wonder if it’s amusing to watch humanity try to attain perfection or a ‘sin free’ godly type of state of being when it was never possible for us to begin with, seeing as we’re innately inclined to things like imperfection and ‘sin.’

Does God require ‘sinful,’ imperfect epigones to look down upon in order to somehow feel greater? Did he expect us to somehow cast off our mischievous ways at some point down the road, so that we would again be satisfactory to his wishes? What is the point in fostering an innately and naturally imperfect and ‘sinful’ being? Was god curious to discover how long it would take us to invent the atom bomb, and then perhaps destroy the earth? Our existence doesn’t make much sense when a perfect, omnipotent being is brought into the picture as the cause of it. It only makes sense to me if everything is more or less random, where there is no creator.

The Expert answers:

The Adam and Eve story was a myth that tried to explain how death, toil and other woes came into the world; and like the Greek Pandora myth, a woman is blamed (and by extension, in a patriarchal society, all women).

The first man and the first woman live in a state of primaeval leisure and innocence in the garden of Eden until, tempted by the serpent, they eat the fruit of the “tree of the knowledge of good and evil” in defiance of God’s wishes. It was one of two trees in the garden, the other being the “tree of life”.

These trees are thought to represent two originally separate traditions which the biblical author has brought together to express his view of the origin of the human condition. The first tree belongs to a distinctly Israelite tradition. The “knowledge of good and evil” probably means the capacity for rational and ethical judgement. This attribute belongs supremely to God, who forbids humans to acquire it. After the first human pair has defied his command, God condemns them and their descendants to a life of toil and pain.

He drives them from the garden in order to deny them the fruit of the tree of life, which would bestow the other divine attribute, eternal life (Genesis 3:22-24). Thus humans are like God in one respect but, unlike him, they die. In this distinction lies the vast potential but also the limitation of human existence.

A sacred tree that confers eternal life occurs in many mythologies and is common in Near Eastern iconography. Numerous myths of the region explain that humanity is mortal because one person failed to eat a magical food that would have made them live forever (one example is found in the Mesopotamian epic of Gilgamesh). But the story in Genesis is alone in stressing that humans continue to suffer death as a direct consequence of their disobedience to God’s command.

David asks…

Here’s a thought, what if Adam and Eve never gained knowledge of good and evil?

People have a sense of right and wrong but in 99% of people their sense of right and wrong is flawed…

Only the chosen few have sincere, genuine and honest discernment between what is good and what is evil… and knowledge of good and evil must be earned through either sacrifice, humility, suffering or obedience and righteousness.

In eating from the tree of knowledge, they were given the opportunity to discover good and evil, but they still had to suffer to gain that knowledge and the one who fail to live up to their potential, fail to get knowledge of good and evil.

The Expert answers:

The world would be dull and boring. The Jewish sage Miamonides suggested that it was actually God’s plan that humanity transgressed so our evolution could continue. What progress can be made in an existence like Eden?

Ken asks…

if the lord already knew adam and eve will fail th etest then why…..?

he still want to test them to see if they willl obey him not to eat the fruit or not

my point is if you already knew somethinq you don’t need to check and test and see it. for example,

if you already knew your son is a male, do you still need to take off his pant to see if he has a male orqan or not……..no rite, you don’t need to do that, because you already knew he’s a male, so he must have a male orqan, not a female orqan, correct
if the lord already knew, and all knowinq, then he doesn’t need to test them to see if they will obey him or not.

The Expert answers:

Christianity’s God is a very cruel god.

Carol asks…

Is this kinda what Paul The Apostle was saying?

Leave Adam and Eve = a great mystery
for Christ and the church = a greater mystery,
then also leave greater for greatest never fails.

The Expert answers:

I’m having a difficult time understanding what you’re saying. However, I do know that the other two people who commented obviously have no idea what they themselves are saying. So, you know…

James asks…

Hayden, Hussey, brett lee, Adam gilly, and many more. They are all failed to impress Indian crowds in IPL3…?

What’s your say?
They all should be kicked outta India.

The Expert answers:

That’s up to the IPL teams – we don’t really give a monkey’s………..

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Your Questions About Fitness

John asks…

After adam and even apparently failed God, then what was the point in letting humanity continue on anyway?

For amusement? I wonder if it’s amusing to watch humanity try to attain perfection or a ‘sin free’ godly type of state of being when it was never possible for us to begin with, seeing as we’re innately inclined to things like imperfection and ‘sin.’

Does God require ‘sinful,’ imperfect epigones to look down upon in order to somehow feel greater? Did he expect us to somehow cast off our mischievous ways at some point down the road, so that we would again be satisfactory to his wishes? What is the point in fostering an innately and naturally imperfect and ‘sinful’ being? Was god curious to discover how long it would take us to invent the atom bomb, and then perhaps destroy the earth? Our existence doesn’t make much sense when a perfect, omnipotent being is brought into the picture as the cause of it. It only makes sense to me if everything is more or less random, where there is no creator.

The Expert answers:

The Adam and Eve story was a myth that tried to explain how death, toil and other woes came into the world; and like the Greek Pandora myth, a woman is blamed (and by extension, in a patriarchal society, all women).

The first man and the first woman live in a state of primaeval leisure and innocence in the garden of Eden until, tempted by the serpent, they eat the fruit of the “tree of the knowledge of good and evil” in defiance of God’s wishes. It was one of two trees in the garden, the other being the “tree of life”.

These trees are thought to represent two originally separate traditions which the biblical author has brought together to express his view of the origin of the human condition. The first tree belongs to a distinctly Israelite tradition. The “knowledge of good and evil” probably means the capacity for rational and ethical judgement. This attribute belongs supremely to God, who forbids humans to acquire it. After the first human pair has defied his command, God condemns them and their descendants to a life of toil and pain.

He drives them from the garden in order to deny them the fruit of the tree of life, which would bestow the other divine attribute, eternal life (Genesis 3:22-24). Thus humans are like God in one respect but, unlike him, they die. In this distinction lies the vast potential but also the limitation of human existence.

A sacred tree that confers eternal life occurs in many mythologies and is common in Near Eastern iconography. Numerous myths of the region explain that humanity is mortal because one person failed to eat a magical food that would have made them live forever (one example is found in the Mesopotamian epic of Gilgamesh). But the story in Genesis is alone in stressing that humans continue to suffer death as a direct consequence of their disobedience to God’s command.

Chris asks…

Here’s a thought, what if Adam and Eve never gained knowledge of good and evil?

People have a sense of right and wrong but in 99% of people their sense of right and wrong is flawed…

Only the chosen few have sincere, genuine and honest discernment between what is good and what is evil… and knowledge of good and evil must be earned through either sacrifice, humility, suffering or obedience and righteousness.

In eating from the tree of knowledge, they were given the opportunity to discover good and evil, but they still had to suffer to gain that knowledge and the one who fail to live up to their potential, fail to get knowledge of good and evil.

The Expert answers:

The world would be dull and boring. The Jewish sage Miamonides suggested that it was actually God’s plan that humanity transgressed so our evolution could continue. What progress can be made in an existence like Eden?

Michael asks…

if the lord already knew adam and eve will fail th etest then why…..?

he still want to test them to see if they willl obey him not to eat the fruit or not

my point is if you already knew somethinq you don’t need to check and test and see it. for example,

if you already knew your son is a male, do you still need to take off his pant to see if he has a male orqan or not……..no rite, you don’t need to do that, because you already knew he’s a male, so he must have a male orqan, not a female orqan, correct
if the lord already knew, and all knowinq, then he doesn’t need to test them to see if they will obey him or not.

The Expert answers:

Christianity’s God is a very cruel god.

William asks…

Is this kinda what Paul The Apostle was saying?

Leave Adam and Eve = a great mystery
for Christ and the church = a greater mystery,
then also leave greater for greatest never fails.

The Expert answers:

I’m having a difficult time understanding what you’re saying. However, I do know that the other two people who commented obviously have no idea what they themselves are saying. So, you know…

Ken asks…

Hayden, Hussey, brett lee, Adam gilly, and many more. They are all failed to impress Indian crowds in IPL3…?

What’s your say?
They all should be kicked outta India.

The Expert answers:

That’s up to the IPL teams – we don’t really give a monkey’s………..

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Mary asks…

After adam and even apparently failed God, then what was the point in letting humanity continue on anyway?

For amusement? I wonder if it’s amusing to watch humanity try to attain perfection or a ‘sin free’ godly type of state of being when it was never possible for us to begin with, seeing as we’re innately inclined to things like imperfection and ‘sin.’

Does God require ‘sinful,’ imperfect epigones to look down upon in order to somehow feel greater? Did he expect us to somehow cast off our mischievous ways at some point down the road, so that we would again be satisfactory to his wishes? What is the point in fostering an innately and naturally imperfect and ‘sinful’ being? Was god curious to discover how long it would take us to invent the atom bomb, and then perhaps destroy the earth? Our existence doesn’t make much sense when a perfect, omnipotent being is brought into the picture as the cause of it. It only makes sense to me if everything is more or less random, where there is no creator.

The Expert answers:

The Adam and Eve story was a myth that tried to explain how death, toil and other woes came into the world; and like the Greek Pandora myth, a woman is blamed (and by extension, in a patriarchal society, all women).

The first man and the first woman live in a state of primaeval leisure and innocence in the garden of Eden until, tempted by the serpent, they eat the fruit of the “tree of the knowledge of good and evil” in defiance of God’s wishes. It was one of two trees in the garden, the other being the “tree of life”.

These trees are thought to represent two originally separate traditions which the biblical author has brought together to express his view of the origin of the human condition. The first tree belongs to a distinctly Israelite tradition. The “knowledge of good and evil” probably means the capacity for rational and ethical judgement. This attribute belongs supremely to God, who forbids humans to acquire it. After the first human pair has defied his command, God condemns them and their descendants to a life of toil and pain.

He drives them from the garden in order to deny them the fruit of the tree of life, which would bestow the other divine attribute, eternal life (Genesis 3:22-24). Thus humans are like God in one respect but, unlike him, they die. In this distinction lies the vast potential but also the limitation of human existence.

A sacred tree that confers eternal life occurs in many mythologies and is common in Near Eastern iconography. Numerous myths of the region explain that humanity is mortal because one person failed to eat a magical food that would have made them live forever (one example is found in the Mesopotamian epic of Gilgamesh). But the story in Genesis is alone in stressing that humans continue to suffer death as a direct consequence of their disobedience to God’s command.

James asks…

Here’s a thought, what if Adam and Eve never gained knowledge of good and evil?

People have a sense of right and wrong but in 99% of people their sense of right and wrong is flawed…

Only the chosen few have sincere, genuine and honest discernment between what is good and what is evil… and knowledge of good and evil must be earned through either sacrifice, humility, suffering or obedience and righteousness.

In eating from the tree of knowledge, they were given the opportunity to discover good and evil, but they still had to suffer to gain that knowledge and the one who fail to live up to their potential, fail to get knowledge of good and evil.

The Expert answers:

The world would be dull and boring. The Jewish sage Miamonides suggested that it was actually God’s plan that humanity transgressed so our evolution could continue. What progress can be made in an existence like Eden?

Laura asks…

if the lord already knew adam and eve will fail th etest then why…..?

he still want to test them to see if they willl obey him not to eat the fruit or not

my point is if you already knew somethinq you don’t need to check and test and see it. for example,

if you already knew your son is a male, do you still need to take off his pant to see if he has a male orqan or not……..no rite, you don’t need to do that, because you already knew he’s a male, so he must have a male orqan, not a female orqan, correct
if the lord already knew, and all knowinq, then he doesn’t need to test them to see if they will obey him or not.

The Expert answers:

Christianity’s God is a very cruel god.

Helen asks…

Is this kinda what Paul The Apostle was saying?

Leave Adam and Eve = a great mystery
for Christ and the church = a greater mystery,
then also leave greater for greatest never fails.

The Expert answers:

I’m having a difficult time understanding what you’re saying. However, I do know that the other two people who commented obviously have no idea what they themselves are saying. So, you know…

Joseph asks…

Hayden, Hussey, brett lee, Adam gilly, and many more. They are all failed to impress Indian crowds in IPL3…?

What’s your say?
They all should be kicked outta India.

The Expert answers:

That’s up to the IPL teams – we don’t really give a monkey’s………..

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Your Questions About Fitness

Paul asks…

After adam and even apparently failed God, then what was the point in letting humanity continue on anyway?

For amusement? I wonder if it’s amusing to watch humanity try to attain perfection or a ‘sin free’ godly type of state of being when it was never possible for us to begin with, seeing as we’re innately inclined to things like imperfection and ‘sin.’

Does God require ‘sinful,’ imperfect epigones to look down upon in order to somehow feel greater? Did he expect us to somehow cast off our mischievous ways at some point down the road, so that we would again be satisfactory to his wishes? What is the point in fostering an innately and naturally imperfect and ‘sinful’ being? Was god curious to discover how long it would take us to invent the atom bomb, and then perhaps destroy the earth? Our existence doesn’t make much sense when a perfect, omnipotent being is brought into the picture as the cause of it. It only makes sense to me if everything is more or less random, where there is no creator.

The Expert answers:

The Adam and Eve story was a myth that tried to explain how death, toil and other woes came into the world; and like the Greek Pandora myth, a woman is blamed (and by extension, in a patriarchal society, all women).

The first man and the first woman live in a state of primaeval leisure and innocence in the garden of Eden until, tempted by the serpent, they eat the fruit of the “tree of the knowledge of good and evil” in defiance of God’s wishes. It was one of two trees in the garden, the other being the “tree of life”.

These trees are thought to represent two originally separate traditions which the biblical author has brought together to express his view of the origin of the human condition. The first tree belongs to a distinctly Israelite tradition. The “knowledge of good and evil” probably means the capacity for rational and ethical judgement. This attribute belongs supremely to God, who forbids humans to acquire it. After the first human pair has defied his command, God condemns them and their descendants to a life of toil and pain.

He drives them from the garden in order to deny them the fruit of the tree of life, which would bestow the other divine attribute, eternal life (Genesis 3:22-24). Thus humans are like God in one respect but, unlike him, they die. In this distinction lies the vast potential but also the limitation of human existence.

A sacred tree that confers eternal life occurs in many mythologies and is common in Near Eastern iconography. Numerous myths of the region explain that humanity is mortal because one person failed to eat a magical food that would have made them live forever (one example is found in the Mesopotamian epic of Gilgamesh). But the story in Genesis is alone in stressing that humans continue to suffer death as a direct consequence of their disobedience to God’s command.

Mark asks…

Here’s a thought, what if Adam and Eve never gained knowledge of good and evil?

People have a sense of right and wrong but in 99% of people their sense of right and wrong is flawed…

Only the chosen few have sincere, genuine and honest discernment between what is good and what is evil… and knowledge of good and evil must be earned through either sacrifice, humility, suffering or obedience and righteousness.

In eating from the tree of knowledge, they were given the opportunity to discover good and evil, but they still had to suffer to gain that knowledge and the one who fail to live up to their potential, fail to get knowledge of good and evil.

The Expert answers:

The world would be dull and boring. The Jewish sage Miamonides suggested that it was actually God’s plan that humanity transgressed so our evolution could continue. What progress can be made in an existence like Eden?

Donald asks…

if the lord already knew adam and eve will fail th etest then why…..?

he still want to test them to see if they willl obey him not to eat the fruit or not

my point is if you already knew somethinq you don’t need to check and test and see it. for example,

if you already knew your son is a male, do you still need to take off his pant to see if he has a male orqan or not……..no rite, you don’t need to do that, because you already knew he’s a male, so he must have a male orqan, not a female orqan, correct
if the lord already knew, and all knowinq, then he doesn’t need to test them to see if they will obey him or not.

The Expert answers:

Christianity’s God is a very cruel god.

Laura asks…

Is this kinda what Paul The Apostle was saying?

Leave Adam and Eve = a great mystery
for Christ and the church = a greater mystery,
then also leave greater for greatest never fails.

The Expert answers:

I’m having a difficult time understanding what you’re saying. However, I do know that the other two people who commented obviously have no idea what they themselves are saying. So, you know…

Chris asks…

Hayden, Hussey, brett lee, Adam gilly, and many more. They are all failed to impress Indian crowds in IPL3…?

What’s your say?
They all should be kicked outta India.

The Expert answers:

That’s up to the IPL teams – we don’t really give a monkey’s………..

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Donna asks…

After adam and even apparently failed God, then what was the point in letting humanity continue on anyway?

For amusement? I wonder if it’s amusing to watch humanity try to attain perfection or a ‘sin free’ godly type of state of being when it was never possible for us to begin with, seeing as we’re innately inclined to things like imperfection and ‘sin.’

Does God require ‘sinful,’ imperfect epigones to look down upon in order to somehow feel greater? Did he expect us to somehow cast off our mischievous ways at some point down the road, so that we would again be satisfactory to his wishes? What is the point in fostering an innately and naturally imperfect and ‘sinful’ being? Was god curious to discover how long it would take us to invent the atom bomb, and then perhaps destroy the earth? Our existence doesn’t make much sense when a perfect, omnipotent being is brought into the picture as the cause of it. It only makes sense to me if everything is more or less random, where there is no creator.

The Expert answers:

The Adam and Eve story was a myth that tried to explain how death, toil and other woes came into the world; and like the Greek Pandora myth, a woman is blamed (and by extension, in a patriarchal society, all women).

The first man and the first woman live in a state of primaeval leisure and innocence in the garden of Eden until, tempted by the serpent, they eat the fruit of the “tree of the knowledge of good and evil” in defiance of God’s wishes. It was one of two trees in the garden, the other being the “tree of life”.

These trees are thought to represent two originally separate traditions which the biblical author has brought together to express his view of the origin of the human condition. The first tree belongs to a distinctly Israelite tradition. The “knowledge of good and evil” probably means the capacity for rational and ethical judgement. This attribute belongs supremely to God, who forbids humans to acquire it. After the first human pair has defied his command, God condemns them and their descendants to a life of toil and pain.

He drives them from the garden in order to deny them the fruit of the tree of life, which would bestow the other divine attribute, eternal life (Genesis 3:22-24). Thus humans are like God in one respect but, unlike him, they die. In this distinction lies the vast potential but also the limitation of human existence.

A sacred tree that confers eternal life occurs in many mythologies and is common in Near Eastern iconography. Numerous myths of the region explain that humanity is mortal because one person failed to eat a magical food that would have made them live forever (one example is found in the Mesopotamian epic of Gilgamesh). But the story in Genesis is alone in stressing that humans continue to suffer death as a direct consequence of their disobedience to God’s command.

Sandra asks…

Here’s a thought, what if Adam and Eve never gained knowledge of good and evil?

People have a sense of right and wrong but in 99% of people their sense of right and wrong is flawed…

Only the chosen few have sincere, genuine and honest discernment between what is good and what is evil… and knowledge of good and evil must be earned through either sacrifice, humility, suffering or obedience and righteousness.

In eating from the tree of knowledge, they were given the opportunity to discover good and evil, but they still had to suffer to gain that knowledge and the one who fail to live up to their potential, fail to get knowledge of good and evil.

The Expert answers:

The world would be dull and boring. The Jewish sage Miamonides suggested that it was actually God’s plan that humanity transgressed so our evolution could continue. What progress can be made in an existence like Eden?

Ken asks…

if the lord already knew adam and eve will fail th etest then why…..?

he still want to test them to see if they willl obey him not to eat the fruit or not

my point is if you already knew somethinq you don’t need to check and test and see it. for example,

if you already knew your son is a male, do you still need to take off his pant to see if he has a male orqan or not……..no rite, you don’t need to do that, because you already knew he’s a male, so he must have a male orqan, not a female orqan, correct
if the lord already knew, and all knowinq, then he doesn’t need to test them to see if they will obey him or not.

The Expert answers:

Christianity’s God is a very cruel god.

Charles asks…

Is this kinda what Paul The Apostle was saying?

Leave Adam and Eve = a great mystery
for Christ and the church = a greater mystery,
then also leave greater for greatest never fails.

The Expert answers:

I’m having a difficult time understanding what you’re saying. However, I do know that the other two people who commented obviously have no idea what they themselves are saying. So, you know…

Betty asks…

Hayden, Hussey, brett lee, Adam gilly, and many more. They are all failed to impress Indian crowds in IPL3…?

What’s your say?
They all should be kicked outta India.

The Expert answers:

That’s up to the IPL teams – we don’t really give a monkey’s………..

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Your Questions About Fitness

Ruth asks…

After adam and even apparently failed God, then what was the point in letting humanity continue on anyway?

For amusement? I wonder if it’s amusing to watch humanity try to attain perfection or a ‘sin free’ godly type of state of being when it was never possible for us to begin with, seeing as we’re innately inclined to things like imperfection and ‘sin.’

Does God require ‘sinful,’ imperfect epigones to look down upon in order to somehow feel greater? Did he expect us to somehow cast off our mischievous ways at some point down the road, so that we would again be satisfactory to his wishes? What is the point in fostering an innately and naturally imperfect and ‘sinful’ being? Was god curious to discover how long it would take us to invent the atom bomb, and then perhaps destroy the earth? Our existence doesn’t make much sense when a perfect, omnipotent being is brought into the picture as the cause of it. It only makes sense to me if everything is more or less random, where there is no creator.

The Expert answers:

The Adam and Eve story was a myth that tried to explain how death, toil and other woes came into the world; and like the Greek Pandora myth, a woman is blamed (and by extension, in a patriarchal society, all women).

The first man and the first woman live in a state of primaeval leisure and innocence in the garden of Eden until, tempted by the serpent, they eat the fruit of the “tree of the knowledge of good and evil” in defiance of God’s wishes. It was one of two trees in the garden, the other being the “tree of life”.

These trees are thought to represent two originally separate traditions which the biblical author has brought together to express his view of the origin of the human condition. The first tree belongs to a distinctly Israelite tradition. The “knowledge of good and evil” probably means the capacity for rational and ethical judgement. This attribute belongs supremely to God, who forbids humans to acquire it. After the first human pair has defied his command, God condemns them and their descendants to a life of toil and pain.

He drives them from the garden in order to deny them the fruit of the tree of life, which would bestow the other divine attribute, eternal life (Genesis 3:22-24). Thus humans are like God in one respect but, unlike him, they die. In this distinction lies the vast potential but also the limitation of human existence.

A sacred tree that confers eternal life occurs in many mythologies and is common in Near Eastern iconography. Numerous myths of the region explain that humanity is mortal because one person failed to eat a magical food that would have made them live forever (one example is found in the Mesopotamian epic of Gilgamesh). But the story in Genesis is alone in stressing that humans continue to suffer death as a direct consequence of their disobedience to God’s command.

Mark asks…

Here’s a thought, what if Adam and Eve never gained knowledge of good and evil?

People have a sense of right and wrong but in 99% of people their sense of right and wrong is flawed…

Only the chosen few have sincere, genuine and honest discernment between what is good and what is evil… and knowledge of good and evil must be earned through either sacrifice, humility, suffering or obedience and righteousness.

In eating from the tree of knowledge, they were given the opportunity to discover good and evil, but they still had to suffer to gain that knowledge and the one who fail to live up to their potential, fail to get knowledge of good and evil.

The Expert answers:

The world would be dull and boring. The Jewish sage Miamonides suggested that it was actually God’s plan that humanity transgressed so our evolution could continue. What progress can be made in an existence like Eden?

Jenny asks…

if the lord already knew adam and eve will fail th etest then why…..?

he still want to test them to see if they willl obey him not to eat the fruit or not

my point is if you already knew somethinq you don’t need to check and test and see it. for example,

if you already knew your son is a male, do you still need to take off his pant to see if he has a male orqan or not……..no rite, you don’t need to do that, because you already knew he’s a male, so he must have a male orqan, not a female orqan, correct
if the lord already knew, and all knowinq, then he doesn’t need to test them to see if they will obey him or not.

The Expert answers:

Christianity’s God is a very cruel god.

Chris asks…

Is this kinda what Paul The Apostle was saying?

Leave Adam and Eve = a great mystery
for Christ and the church = a greater mystery,
then also leave greater for greatest never fails.

The Expert answers:

I’m having a difficult time understanding what you’re saying. However, I do know that the other two people who commented obviously have no idea what they themselves are saying. So, you know…

Betty asks…

Hayden, Hussey, brett lee, Adam gilly, and many more. They are all failed to impress Indian crowds in IPL3…?

What’s your say?
They all should be kicked outta India.

The Expert answers:

That’s up to the IPL teams – we don’t really give a monkey’s………..

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Your Questions About Fitness

Ruth asks…

After adam and even apparently failed God, then what was the point in letting humanity continue on anyway?

For amusement? I wonder if it’s amusing to watch humanity try to attain perfection or a ‘sin free’ godly type of state of being when it was never possible for us to begin with, seeing as we’re innately inclined to things like imperfection and ‘sin.’

Does God require ‘sinful,’ imperfect epigones to look down upon in order to somehow feel greater? Did he expect us to somehow cast off our mischievous ways at some point down the road, so that we would again be satisfactory to his wishes? What is the point in fostering an innately and naturally imperfect and ‘sinful’ being? Was god curious to discover how long it would take us to invent the atom bomb, and then perhaps destroy the earth? Our existence doesn’t make much sense when a perfect, omnipotent being is brought into the picture as the cause of it. It only makes sense to me if everything is more or less random, where there is no creator.

The Expert answers:

The Adam and Eve story was a myth that tried to explain how death, toil and other woes came into the world; and like the Greek Pandora myth, a woman is blamed (and by extension, in a patriarchal society, all women).

The first man and the first woman live in a state of primaeval leisure and innocence in the garden of Eden until, tempted by the serpent, they eat the fruit of the “tree of the knowledge of good and evil” in defiance of God’s wishes. It was one of two trees in the garden, the other being the “tree of life”.

These trees are thought to represent two originally separate traditions which the biblical author has brought together to express his view of the origin of the human condition. The first tree belongs to a distinctly Israelite tradition. The “knowledge of good and evil” probably means the capacity for rational and ethical judgement. This attribute belongs supremely to God, who forbids humans to acquire it. After the first human pair has defied his command, God condemns them and their descendants to a life of toil and pain.

He drives them from the garden in order to deny them the fruit of the tree of life, which would bestow the other divine attribute, eternal life (Genesis 3:22-24). Thus humans are like God in one respect but, unlike him, they die. In this distinction lies the vast potential but also the limitation of human existence.

A sacred tree that confers eternal life occurs in many mythologies and is common in Near Eastern iconography. Numerous myths of the region explain that humanity is mortal because one person failed to eat a magical food that would have made them live forever (one example is found in the Mesopotamian epic of Gilgamesh). But the story in Genesis is alone in stressing that humans continue to suffer death as a direct consequence of their disobedience to God’s command.

Michael asks…

Here’s a thought, what if Adam and Eve never gained knowledge of good and evil?

People have a sense of right and wrong but in 99% of people their sense of right and wrong is flawed…

Only the chosen few have sincere, genuine and honest discernment between what is good and what is evil… and knowledge of good and evil must be earned through either sacrifice, humility, suffering or obedience and righteousness.

In eating from the tree of knowledge, they were given the opportunity to discover good and evil, but they still had to suffer to gain that knowledge and the one who fail to live up to their potential, fail to get knowledge of good and evil.

The Expert answers:

The world would be dull and boring. The Jewish sage Miamonides suggested that it was actually God’s plan that humanity transgressed so our evolution could continue. What progress can be made in an existence like Eden?

Lisa asks…

if the lord already knew adam and eve will fail th etest then why…..?

he still want to test them to see if they willl obey him not to eat the fruit or not

my point is if you already knew somethinq you don’t need to check and test and see it. for example,

if you already knew your son is a male, do you still need to take off his pant to see if he has a male orqan or not……..no rite, you don’t need to do that, because you already knew he’s a male, so he must have a male orqan, not a female orqan, correct
if the lord already knew, and all knowinq, then he doesn’t need to test them to see if they will obey him or not.

The Expert answers:

Christianity’s God is a very cruel god.

Sharon asks…

Is this kinda what Paul The Apostle was saying?

Leave Adam and Eve = a great mystery
for Christ and the church = a greater mystery,
then also leave greater for greatest never fails.

The Expert answers:

I’m having a difficult time understanding what you’re saying. However, I do know that the other two people who commented obviously have no idea what they themselves are saying. So, you know…

Lizzie asks…

Hayden, Hussey, brett lee, Adam gilly, and many more. They are all failed to impress Indian crowds in IPL3…?

What’s your say?
They all should be kicked outta India.

The Expert answers:

That’s up to the IPL teams – we don’t really give a monkey’s………..

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David asks…

After adam and even apparently failed God, then what was the point in letting humanity continue on anyway?

For amusement? I wonder if it’s amusing to watch humanity try to attain perfection or a ‘sin free’ godly type of state of being when it was never possible for us to begin with, seeing as we’re innately inclined to things like imperfection and ‘sin.’

Does God require ‘sinful,’ imperfect epigones to look down upon in order to somehow feel greater? Did he expect us to somehow cast off our mischievous ways at some point down the road, so that we would again be satisfactory to his wishes? What is the point in fostering an innately and naturally imperfect and ‘sinful’ being? Was god curious to discover how long it would take us to invent the atom bomb, and then perhaps destroy the earth? Our existence doesn’t make much sense when a perfect, omnipotent being is brought into the picture as the cause of it. It only makes sense to me if everything is more or less random, where there is no creator.

The Expert answers:

The Adam and Eve story was a myth that tried to explain how death, toil and other woes came into the world; and like the Greek Pandora myth, a woman is blamed (and by extension, in a patriarchal society, all women).

The first man and the first woman live in a state of primaeval leisure and innocence in the garden of Eden until, tempted by the serpent, they eat the fruit of the “tree of the knowledge of good and evil” in defiance of God’s wishes. It was one of two trees in the garden, the other being the “tree of life”.

These trees are thought to represent two originally separate traditions which the biblical author has brought together to express his view of the origin of the human condition. The first tree belongs to a distinctly Israelite tradition. The “knowledge of good and evil” probably means the capacity for rational and ethical judgement. This attribute belongs supremely to God, who forbids humans to acquire it. After the first human pair has defied his command, God condemns them and their descendants to a life of toil and pain.

He drives them from the garden in order to deny them the fruit of the tree of life, which would bestow the other divine attribute, eternal life (Genesis 3:22-24). Thus humans are like God in one respect but, unlike him, they die. In this distinction lies the vast potential but also the limitation of human existence.

A sacred tree that confers eternal life occurs in many mythologies and is common in Near Eastern iconography. Numerous myths of the region explain that humanity is mortal because one person failed to eat a magical food that would have made them live forever (one example is found in the Mesopotamian epic of Gilgamesh). But the story in Genesis is alone in stressing that humans continue to suffer death as a direct consequence of their disobedience to God’s command.

Donald asks…

Here’s a thought, what if Adam and Eve never gained knowledge of good and evil?

People have a sense of right and wrong but in 99% of people their sense of right and wrong is flawed…

Only the chosen few have sincere, genuine and honest discernment between what is good and what is evil… and knowledge of good and evil must be earned through either sacrifice, humility, suffering or obedience and righteousness.

In eating from the tree of knowledge, they were given the opportunity to discover good and evil, but they still had to suffer to gain that knowledge and the one who fail to live up to their potential, fail to get knowledge of good and evil.

The Expert answers:

The world would be dull and boring. The Jewish sage Miamonides suggested that it was actually God’s plan that humanity transgressed so our evolution could continue. What progress can be made in an existence like Eden?

Nancy asks…

if the lord already knew adam and eve will fail th etest then why…..?

he still want to test them to see if they willl obey him not to eat the fruit or not

my point is if you already knew somethinq you don’t need to check and test and see it. for example,

if you already knew your son is a male, do you still need to take off his pant to see if he has a male orqan or not……..no rite, you don’t need to do that, because you already knew he’s a male, so he must have a male orqan, not a female orqan, correct
if the lord already knew, and all knowinq, then he doesn’t need to test them to see if they will obey him or not.

The Expert answers:

Christianity’s God is a very cruel god.

Paul asks…

Is this kinda what Paul The Apostle was saying?

Leave Adam and Eve = a great mystery
for Christ and the church = a greater mystery,
then also leave greater for greatest never fails.

The Expert answers:

I’m having a difficult time understanding what you’re saying. However, I do know that the other two people who commented obviously have no idea what they themselves are saying. So, you know…

Helen asks…

Hayden, Hussey, brett lee, Adam gilly, and many more. They are all failed to impress Indian crowds in IPL3…?

What’s your say?
They all should be kicked outta India.

The Expert answers:

That’s up to the IPL teams – we don’t really give a monkey’s………..

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Your Questions About Fitness

Mandy asks…

After adam and even apparently failed God, then what was the point in letting humanity continue on anyway?

For amusement? I wonder if it’s amusing to watch humanity try to attain perfection or a ‘sin free’ godly type of state of being when it was never possible for us to begin with, seeing as we’re innately inclined to things like imperfection and ‘sin.’

Does God require ‘sinful,’ imperfect epigones to look down upon in order to somehow feel greater? Did he expect us to somehow cast off our mischievous ways at some point down the road, so that we would again be satisfactory to his wishes? What is the point in fostering an innately and naturally imperfect and ‘sinful’ being? Was god curious to discover how long it would take us to invent the atom bomb, and then perhaps destroy the earth? Our existence doesn’t make much sense when a perfect, omnipotent being is brought into the picture as the cause of it. It only makes sense to me if everything is more or less random, where there is no creator.

The Expert answers:

The Adam and Eve story was a myth that tried to explain how death, toil and other woes came into the world; and like the Greek Pandora myth, a woman is blamed (and by extension, in a patriarchal society, all women).

The first man and the first woman live in a state of primaeval leisure and innocence in the garden of Eden until, tempted by the serpent, they eat the fruit of the “tree of the knowledge of good and evil” in defiance of God’s wishes. It was one of two trees in the garden, the other being the “tree of life”.

These trees are thought to represent two originally separate traditions which the biblical author has brought together to express his view of the origin of the human condition. The first tree belongs to a distinctly Israelite tradition. The “knowledge of good and evil” probably means the capacity for rational and ethical judgement. This attribute belongs supremely to God, who forbids humans to acquire it. After the first human pair has defied his command, God condemns them and their descendants to a life of toil and pain.

He drives them from the garden in order to deny them the fruit of the tree of life, which would bestow the other divine attribute, eternal life (Genesis 3:22-24). Thus humans are like God in one respect but, unlike him, they die. In this distinction lies the vast potential but also the limitation of human existence.

A sacred tree that confers eternal life occurs in many mythologies and is common in Near Eastern iconography. Numerous myths of the region explain that humanity is mortal because one person failed to eat a magical food that would have made them live forever (one example is found in the Mesopotamian epic of Gilgamesh). But the story in Genesis is alone in stressing that humans continue to suffer death as a direct consequence of their disobedience to God’s command.

Thomas asks…

Here’s a thought, what if Adam and Eve never gained knowledge of good and evil?

People have a sense of right and wrong but in 99% of people their sense of right and wrong is flawed…

Only the chosen few have sincere, genuine and honest discernment between what is good and what is evil… and knowledge of good and evil must be earned through either sacrifice, humility, suffering or obedience and righteousness.

In eating from the tree of knowledge, they were given the opportunity to discover good and evil, but they still had to suffer to gain that knowledge and the one who fail to live up to their potential, fail to get knowledge of good and evil.

The Expert answers:

The world would be dull and boring. The Jewish sage Miamonides suggested that it was actually God’s plan that humanity transgressed so our evolution could continue. What progress can be made in an existence like Eden?

Sharon asks…

if the lord already knew adam and eve will fail th etest then why…..?

he still want to test them to see if they willl obey him not to eat the fruit or not

my point is if you already knew somethinq you don’t need to check and test and see it. for example,

if you already knew your son is a male, do you still need to take off his pant to see if he has a male orqan or not……..no rite, you don’t need to do that, because you already knew he’s a male, so he must have a male orqan, not a female orqan, correct
if the lord already knew, and all knowinq, then he doesn’t need to test them to see if they will obey him or not.

The Expert answers:

Christianity’s God is a very cruel god.

John asks…

Is this kinda what Paul The Apostle was saying?

Leave Adam and Eve = a great mystery
for Christ and the church = a greater mystery,
then also leave greater for greatest never fails.

The Expert answers:

I’m having a difficult time understanding what you’re saying. However, I do know that the other two people who commented obviously have no idea what they themselves are saying. So, you know…

David asks…

Hayden, Hussey, brett lee, Adam gilly, and many more. They are all failed to impress Indian crowds in IPL3…?

What’s your say?
They all should be kicked outta India.

The Expert answers:

That’s up to the IPL teams – we don’t really give a monkey’s………..

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Your Questions About Fitness

James asks…

After adam and even apparently failed God, then what was the point in letting humanity continue on anyway?

For amusement? I wonder if it’s amusing to watch humanity try to attain perfection or a ‘sin free’ godly type of state of being when it was never possible for us to begin with, seeing as we’re innately inclined to things like imperfection and ‘sin.’

Does God require ‘sinful,’ imperfect epigones to look down upon in order to somehow feel greater? Did he expect us to somehow cast off our mischievous ways at some point down the road, so that we would again be satisfactory to his wishes? What is the point in fostering an innately and naturally imperfect and ‘sinful’ being? Was god curious to discover how long it would take us to invent the atom bomb, and then perhaps destroy the earth? Our existence doesn’t make much sense when a perfect, omnipotent being is brought into the picture as the cause of it. It only makes sense to me if everything is more or less random, where there is no creator.

The Expert answers:

The Adam and Eve story was a myth that tried to explain how death, toil and other woes came into the world; and like the Greek Pandora myth, a woman is blamed (and by extension, in a patriarchal society, all women).

The first man and the first woman live in a state of primaeval leisure and innocence in the garden of Eden until, tempted by the serpent, they eat the fruit of the “tree of the knowledge of good and evil” in defiance of God’s wishes. It was one of two trees in the garden, the other being the “tree of life”.

These trees are thought to represent two originally separate traditions which the biblical author has brought together to express his view of the origin of the human condition. The first tree belongs to a distinctly Israelite tradition. The “knowledge of good and evil” probably means the capacity for rational and ethical judgement. This attribute belongs supremely to God, who forbids humans to acquire it. After the first human pair has defied his command, God condemns them and their descendants to a life of toil and pain.

He drives them from the garden in order to deny them the fruit of the tree of life, which would bestow the other divine attribute, eternal life (Genesis 3:22-24). Thus humans are like God in one respect but, unlike him, they die. In this distinction lies the vast potential but also the limitation of human existence.

A sacred tree that confers eternal life occurs in many mythologies and is common in Near Eastern iconography. Numerous myths of the region explain that humanity is mortal because one person failed to eat a magical food that would have made them live forever (one example is found in the Mesopotamian epic of Gilgamesh). But the story in Genesis is alone in stressing that humans continue to suffer death as a direct consequence of their disobedience to God’s command.

Mandy asks…

Here’s a thought, what if Adam and Eve never gained knowledge of good and evil?

People have a sense of right and wrong but in 99% of people their sense of right and wrong is flawed…

Only the chosen few have sincere, genuine and honest discernment between what is good and what is evil… and knowledge of good and evil must be earned through either sacrifice, humility, suffering or obedience and righteousness.

In eating from the tree of knowledge, they were given the opportunity to discover good and evil, but they still had to suffer to gain that knowledge and the one who fail to live up to their potential, fail to get knowledge of good and evil.

The Expert answers:

The world would be dull and boring. The Jewish sage Miamonides suggested that it was actually God’s plan that humanity transgressed so our evolution could continue. What progress can be made in an existence like Eden?

Ken asks…

if the lord already knew adam and eve will fail th etest then why…..?

he still want to test them to see if they willl obey him not to eat the fruit or not

my point is if you already knew somethinq you don’t need to check and test and see it. for example,

if you already knew your son is a male, do you still need to take off his pant to see if he has a male orqan or not……..no rite, you don’t need to do that, because you already knew he’s a male, so he must have a male orqan, not a female orqan, correct
if the lord already knew, and all knowinq, then he doesn’t need to test them to see if they will obey him or not.

The Expert answers:

Christianity’s God is a very cruel god.

David asks…

Is this kinda what Paul The Apostle was saying?

Leave Adam and Eve = a great mystery
for Christ and the church = a greater mystery,
then also leave greater for greatest never fails.

The Expert answers:

I’m having a difficult time understanding what you’re saying. However, I do know that the other two people who commented obviously have no idea what they themselves are saying. So, you know…

Joseph asks…

Hayden, Hussey, brett lee, Adam gilly, and many more. They are all failed to impress Indian crowds in IPL3…?

What’s your say?
They all should be kicked outta India.

The Expert answers:

That’s up to the IPL teams – we don’t really give a monkey’s………..

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