Is the whole humanity based on an incest?

So according to the Bible Adam and Eve were the first and ONLY humans created by God. We could say that their children commited incest and then their childrens children also did and so on. Why is incest considered bad today? Is this why we have diseases today? Children that come from an incest have high chances to have mental or other kinds of disorders. Or am I missing something?

Asked By: Seby - 4/16/2012
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Possibly you're missing something but so is everyone else. It seems fairly clear from what is said in Genesis that incest had to have happened the trouble is, of course, that for every word that is said, thousands and thousands of other words are not said. What isn't said leaves room for lots of speculation for... More
Answered By: Black Mack - 4/16/2012
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The bible is rubbish, but yes the whole of humanity is still based on incest. Don't you hear the banjo playing?
Answered By: Oмєη™ - 4/16/2012
well... for a start you are missing the fact that adam and eve story is a myth
Answered By: Harriet - 4/16/2012
Don't forget Noah.
Answered By: FTWman - 4/16/2012
Bow chika wow wown.
Answered By: Splash Frog - 4/16/2012
Christians will just say "God made arrangements for their genetics to be fine"
Answered By: The Silicon Lemming - 4/16/2012
Probably all life is based on incest - after all didn't the animals go onto Noah's arc two by two? Who did their offspring mate with?
Answered By: Chris C - 4/16/2012
Literal Genesis explanation: God made the first DNA perfect and it stayed that way until the devil magically corrupted it. Whaaaaat? Normal explanation: Don't read the Bible so literally. Adam and Eve are a representation of the first humans.
Answered By: india - 4/16/2012
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We are all related. Get over it.
Answered By: Matthew - 4/16/2012
Most Christians believe that many of the early stories in the Bible (such as the Creation story, Noah's Ark, Tower of Babel, etc) where myths created to tell people how God acts and how powerful God is, or explain aspects of life which people couldn't explain... More
Answered By: James - 4/16/2012
you are missing something. reread the account of creation in genesis chapters one through chapter 4... More
Answered By: planner - 4/16/2012
On Eden, after Cain kills Abel and be deported to the earth, Adam and Eve generated Seth. Seth married and had children. Seth's wife was possibly a native of earth as was Cain's wife. Seth could not have married one of his sisters, as many believe, because inbreeding does not produce healthy offspring... More
Answered By: Odemore - 4/16/2012
you're wrong ... read again ... n understand it in its proper context. when cain was cast away ... he married ... to someone OUTSIDE his family. what does this TELL you ... duh.
Answered By: star - 4/16/2012
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