ok, i know the name Hobbs - nothing more, utterly ignorant of the the man and his works, what was Hobb's story and point?Sculptor wrote: ↑Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:47 pmCase in point Hobbes referenced Leviathan without any regard for the original conception to tell his own storygaffo wrote: ↑Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:16 pmSculptor wrote: ↑Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:16 pm
Yes myths are retold and the intent is based on the moment of the telling. The myth is something selected for a purpose - to tell a story, or offer moral advice. If the myth does not fit, then another is chosen, or one is modified, fit for purpose.
The original intention is lost and irrelevant.
yep, and how Leviathan (the serpent) no longer was just that - Taimat - but morphed into Belial.
Is there a God? If so, what is She like?
You are going round in circles, now.
you are missing the point.
In the myth, do you see Adam as benefiting from ignoring Yahweh's command to not educate himself from the tree of all knowledge?
Did Adam do the right thing?
Adam did exactly what the myth telling made him do.