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In this week’s episode: Genesis 1-3.  We explore what we think we know about the Beginning, its sequence of events, its crimes and various punishments, and how what reads like a children’s story is anything but fodder for children’s art projects involving glue, glitter and those awkward dull-edged plastic scissors.  We’ll also consider a counterfactual, Ferdinand de Saussure, Jacques Derrida and Ensign Chekov.

One correction: In the podcast, I refer to a unit of text, known as “E” as spanning Genesis 1:1 to 2:4.  That particular piece concludes with Genesis 2:3.   What I was thinking about was the next bit that began at Genesis 2:4 but I over-anticipated.  Apologies.

One other program note: I managed to get Episode 2 up one week after Episode 1!   Woot!

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