The fall depicted in the Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo (from here (en.wikipedia.org)).
I have been having a discussion with a commenter on my blog, Citizen Tom. About what? Do we have God-given rights, or does government define and give us our rights? Somehow that discussion grew out of this post, OPTIMIZING THE TRADE OFFS.
Trying to get to the root of the problem, I asked that commenter, tsalmon, a question.
You are a Christian, but you don’t know understand Christian theology. We live on a fallen world. What do you think that means?
replied somewhat flippantly, but he made a suggestion.
What doctrine or dogma is it that you think that you have to teach me Reverend Tom? The many levels of meaning in the Eden story? What the mystery of the incarnation really means? Or perhaps one of various theological theories on why Jesus…
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