• [I]t was with a good end in mind – that of acquiring the knowledge of good and evil – that Eve allowed herself to be carried away and eat the forbidden fruit. But Adam was not moved by this desire for knowledge, but simply by greed: he ate it because he heard Eve say it tasted good.

    Moderata (Modesta Pozzo) Fonte (2007). “The Worth of Women: Wherein Is Clearly Revealed Their Nobility and Their Superiority to Men”, p.94, University of Chicago Press