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Viral Data in SOA: An Enterprise Pandemic by Neal A. Fishman

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Introduction

In the book of Genesis, Adam and Eve both consume fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.1 Although the type of fruit is not explicitly mentioned, for many centuries the apple has survived as a popular guess.

1. See Hertz (2001).

Potentially, the inference to an apple is sustained by the term given to the noticeable protrusion on the neck of many (human) males. The laryngeal prominence, commonly known as an Adam’s apple, is the result of thyroid cartilage surrounding the larynx. The associative anatomical term, Adam’s apple, gives further credence to the popular belief that the forbidden fruit was, in fact, an apple.

In the centuries that followed the death of Jesus Christ, the Old and New Testaments were translated ...

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