The apples of Eden

My Phone is My Fig Leaf

A timeless tale of technology and temptation.
My Phone is My Fig Leaf

Some old stories are told anew every day. Here's a sobering one from Jenna Perrine. -Paul

Now technology was more crafty than any other creaturely wisdom that the Lord God had made.

It advertised an hourly question to the woman,

"Did God actually say, 'You shall not eat of any tree in the garden'?"

And the woman said to technology, "We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden, but God said, 'You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the midst of the garden, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.'"

But technology tweeted to the woman, "You will not surely die. For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil."

So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate, and she also gave some to her husband who was with her, ...

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