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The Drake Equation is an attempt to encapsulate all the variables that would be relevant to establishing the number of intelligent civilizations that existed in the Milky Way galaxy and which were broadcasting radio signals at this particular point in time. The Drake Equation is composed of seven terms.
It is absolutely time relative. Meaning the beginning of life
existing thru out the universe, to the best of our knowledge.
May have originated right here on earth. Where it just so
happens there exists a book. That tells us of a supreme being.
Where-in we read the first three words.
IN THE BEGINNING
IMHO, the entire story of Adam & Eve was an allegory for the introduction of free will amongst God's ( Yahweh's ) human creation because otherwise humanity had no catalyst in order to evolve spiritually. The garden of Eden was a paradise symbolizing how beautiful and simple life without free will was. There was no suffering because there was no duality. But with that, there was no progress for 3rd density souls to ascend and grow towards richer self realization.
But this is a little more involved and I wonder if it takes something away from Genesis or does it enlighten Genesis?
I'm a little lost with your response. First, when you say "Torah" doesn't accept it as an allegory, what do you mean? Because many Rabbi's and Jewish encyclopedias do consider Adam and Eve to be allegorical.
The book of Adam and Eve is a gnostic book of false and misleading lies. One of the reasons why it is not in the bible. A good book to read for entertainment purposes only.
a reply to: Seede My personal belief is that Adam and Eve always had a physical body made of flesh (from dust of the earth), but they didn't need blood for life. After the fall, their bodies transformed and blood was needed to keep the flesh alive. Read Leviticus 17 and Deuteronomy 12. I believe this is also why it was so important for Jesus Christ to shed his blood to make atonement for their sins and why only a blood sacrifice was acceptable in the Old Testament as opposed to Cain's sacrifice which God did not find acceptable.
As you have mentioned, I believe that Adam was living in a terrestrial body while possessing a celestial soul. While living in the Garden, it appears that God sustained them through the Tree of Life until they (and the earth) were cursed. Once they were cursed, I believe that their blood became their new source for physical life and they were going to have to work the ground themselves to feed and provide nutrients to their bodies without it being provided directly from God.