Monthly Archives: January 2013

Cain and Abel, and the sons of Noah: Stories about brothers, and more shameful nudity

Cain and Abel were brothers. God favored Abel, so Cain killed Abel. I know very little about the very complicated relationships between brothers so I won’t say anything here about competition, favoritism, jealousy or the inability of primitive men to express their emotions and deal with their feelings non-violently.

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