Re: Discussion about topic: Awkward questions to ask Christians
Reply #182 - April 03, 2012, 01:52 PM
Yes now and I would by no means recommend siblings or even first cousins for marriage. Even in some cases not second or third cousins depending on many factors.
The issue with Adam and Eve's children from a Biblical stand point would not have to be genetic problems because they were so near to prefect. Degeneration had just began to occur and was not an issue. The emotion/psychological issues would not have been a factor because there was never any instruction, or social pressure that something wrong had occurred. Also there was at that time there no law against marrying your sibling.
Anyhow the conversation started out about why there are so many religious sects. Which actually has an easy answer. I just find it interesting how willing people are to throw in a totally off the wall topic and go with it.
However, if you would like to go with sibling marriages in a situation like Adam and Eve's children, well okay.
What would you have against siblings marrying if there was no worry of genetic problems, there was no law against it, and you knew they suffered no emotional harm?
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