Im going to preface this post by stating Im a Christian. Im not challenging the judgment of the Almighty, but simply inquiring as to why he has done what he has done. That being said Ive always wondered why God put the tree of knowledge of good an evil in the Garden of Eden. It seems to me had the tree not been present things would have gone a bit differently. Knowing that God hates sin it seems an odd choice for him to install a tree that breeds sin among his creations. I also think that God knows the past, present, and future meaning that he had to have known the result of putting the tree in the garden. Seems to me that much suffering could have been averted had God not put the tree in Eden.