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THE UNFOLDING DRAMA: ADAM, EVE AND THE FORBIDDEN FRUIT – part I

THE UNFOLDING DRAMA:  ADAM, EVE AND THE FORBIDDEN FRUIT

a three part series

 

Whether true, symbolic, literal or entirely false, the story of Adam and Eve bequeaths an uncannily similar legacy to men and women of varying race and creed to enact an identical drama of unfolding import.

The Stage

The power behind the story rests in the hands of an ambiguous sexless potentate with rights over life and death. His manner resembles that of a slave owner who controls its creatures. There is no need for morality or consciousness; there are no precedents or models to follow, just one rule: absolute obedience. Nothing exists outside of this. When the tedium of endless mindlessness is broken by an exercise of personal initiative, the creatures and everyone connected to them are condemned to endure a saga of misfortune, suffering and pain. The plot is set for the play of polarities that will define the material world.

Act I

As lead actor, Adam is a weak, henpecked specimen of manhood. Eve as airy-fairy believer is the supporting actress who drives him from behind the […]

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