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An Inadequate God

The Rosy Gardener talks a bit about atheism and humility:

I think it’s pretty natural to wonder – Why would God create a whole garden and say, “Eat fruit from any tree but that one.” The tree has the rather intriguing name of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. And really, it’s hard to say that knowing about good and evil is a bad thing. But I’ve realised lately, from both reflection and a fantastic video from Father Barron I’ll link at the bottom, that it’s not about the knowing.

It’s about trying to be a god. Who alone knows all, understands all, encompasses all? Who alone defines what is right and what is not? God alone. And when we reject God, and try to do this for ourselves, we are not rejecting the idea of divinity, but styling ourselves as a god.
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