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  •  Well, there was still the notion (2+ / 0-)
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    Navy Vet Terp, Eowyn9

    that all of humanity still bears the consequences of the sin of the apple (banishment from the Garden, manual labor, painful childbearing, etcetera).

    But there is a serious difference between bearing the consequences and bearing the guilt for that sin.  The former has always been part of our tradition; the latter, never.

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