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!