Fall of Man

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(Judeo-Christian mythology) when Adam and Eve ate of the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil in the Garden of Eden, God punished them by driving them out of the Garden of Eden and into the world where they would be subject to sickness and pain and eventual death

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Where Luther refers to the story of the fall, he distinguishes emphatically between the loss of the "image of God" and the continuation of this natural force of sexuality, though now corrupted by a sense of sexual pleasure.
Morris is known for his previous, lavishly praised books, among them Computer Wars, the story of the fall of IBM.
The story of the fall of the Soviet Union was missed as long as it was only a loud crumbling noise, and then it was reported as a great surprise.
The cycle covers the story of the Fall of Man and his redemption, from the creation of the angels to the Final Judgment.
He based his theology on the estrangement of existence from its essence -- of man from the divine -- an estrangement he felt was symbolized by the story of the Fall.