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No mentions of Genesis 3:16b yet: I will make your pains in childbearing very severe; with painful labor you will give birth to children.



Oh you guys should read "The Good Book of Human Nature: An Evolutionary Reading of the Bible" It explains a lot of the stories inside the Bible on a evolutionary way. https://www.amazon.com/Good-Book-Human-Nature-Evolutionary/d...


Talk about a shitty god.


"Birth is hard because we ate of the tree of knowledge" seems like a metaphor for "birth is hard because we evolved big heads".


If anyone finds this sort of thing interesting you might enjoy Jordan Peterson's lectures on the Old Testament. (podcast or youtube)


Also Quran 46:15: "And We have enjoined upon man, to his parents, good treatment. His mother carried him with hardship and gave birth to him with hardship, and his gestation and weaning [period] is thirty months. [He grows] until, when he reaches maturity and reaches [the age of] forty years, he says, "My Lord, enable me to be grateful for Your favor which You have bestowed upon me and upon my parents and to work righteousness of which You will approve and make righteous for me my offspring. Indeed, I have repented to You, and indeed, I am of the Muslims.""




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