Originally Posted by tooge
The term original sin doesn't have to mean it spawned all other sin. It was just the first. Everyone sins, and it doesn't have anything to do with the Adam and Eve story. Their sin was simply the first one, but is in no way related to any of my sins. Therefore, yes, I ask Jesus to forgive my sins. The same holds true with all of the genocide, racism, incest, etc. that you mention. Those are all sinful things.
So why does everyone have original sin if not from Adam and Eve?
As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. -HL Mencken 1933