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That possessed by humans. The product of this wisdom appears to be "Science", which is praised by Gendou Ikari as "the power of man," but ridiculed by Kouzou Fuyutsuki as "the cause of Second Impact". If so then Eva and the Instrumentality Project are also the products of this wisdom. According to the book of Genesis in the Old Testament, at the centre of the Garden of Eden next to the Tree of Life was also a Tree of Wisdom -- a Tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Humans disobeyed God's command and ate of its fruit, so God banished humans from the Garden of Eden and imposed many discomforts upon them. Does this mean that humans are beings that were banished from the Garden of Eden in exchange for obtaining wisdom?

Source: The End of Evangelion : Glossary contained within The End of Evangelion - Theatrical Program.

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