Posted by needabuddy (188.8.131.52) on January 18, 2002 at 22:40:46:
DID EVE COME FIRST? One day in the Garden of Eden, Eve calls out to God...
"Lord, I have a problem!""What's the problem, Eve?"
"Lord, I know you've created me and have provided this beautiful garden
and all of these wonderful animals, and that hilarious comedic snake, but
I'm just not happy.""Why is that, Eve?" came the reply from above.
"Lord, I am lonely. And I'm sick to death of apples."
"Well, Eve, in that case, I have a solution. I shall create a man foryou."
"What's a 'man', Lord?"
"This man will be a flawed creature, with aggressive tendencies, an
enormous ego and an inability to empathize or listen to you properly. All
in all, he'll give you a hard time. But, he'll be bigger, faster and more
muscular than you. He'll also need your advice to think properly. He'll be
really good at fighting and kicking a ball about, hunting fleet-footed
ruminants, and not altogether bad in romantic pursuits."
"Sounds great," says Eve, with an ironically raised eyebrow. "What's the
catch, Lord?""Yeah, well.... you can have him on one condition."
"What's that, Lord?""You'll have to let him believe that I made him first."
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