Friday, February 11, 2011

Adam's Apple

Jews and Christians (and I think Muslims, too) know the story of Adam, God, the Snake, and the Apple.

Original sin.   Once Adam bit the apple, he suddenly "knew" that he was naked.
Self-awareness is one of the "singularities" in the evolution of the Universe -- specifically in humans ... that Godwin talks about in "One Cosmos, Under God".

Reminds me of a limerick Alan Watts introduced to me:
"There once was a man who said though,
It seems that I know that I know,
What I'd like to see,
Is the I that knows me,
When I know that I know that I know."
Don't mean to go all deep on y'all here.   Just readin' some stuff to help expand my de-mental-tion.

Dang, Bob.  Yer word plays 'r gettin' to me.

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