I was in the grocery store buying apples and it hit me:
What kind of apple did Adam and Eve eat?
Because I sure as Heck don't want one of those! Those are the Sin Apples!
I bet it was a Granny Smith one. I've always suspected something fishy about those. It's the green skin - the color of sin!!!
However, Red Delicious apples do have their merits. For one thing, they are delicious, which would cause temptation. Secondly, they are red, which is the color of the Devil. Third, they would be easier to find against a green, leafy backdrop.
I personally wouldn't eat anything that a snake was crawling around on. Weren't Adam and Eve afraid of snakes? Adam got to name all the creatures, didn't he? Surely he must have known something about poisonous venomous fangs.
Come to think of it, it was probbaly a Macintosh. Maybe it was an Apple IIGS.
I guess there is no real need to worry about eating any Forbidden Fruit nowadays though. An apple seed's best chance of taking root is for the apple to be eaten and passed through the digestive system, leaving only the seed (and some fertilizer) behind. So I guess the laws of Evolution have taken care of this one for us.
I just read that the Forbidden Fruit may have been a fig, grape, wheat or citron. I fail to believe that Original Sin was caused by barley and hops, and have no faith in Absolut Forbidden Fruit causing all of the woes of the world.
Since we'll never really know, I'll just have to stop eating fruit altogether to make sure I don't eat any of the Sin Fruits. Hey, maybe it was a veggie - we can't take any chances!
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