> Re: What does "Perfect" mean?
> "good," not perfect. I would interpret "good" in this case to God declaring
> that creation did what He created it to do (in other words it conformed to
> His command and obeyed Him) not that it was perfect by human standards (i.e.
> without predators, death, parasites, decay, etc. -- the so called "natural
> As an aside, I like the idea (heretical in Iowa) that the curse God placed
> on man is agriculture (for Adam and Eve it may have been horticulture).
> Notice that weeds are a major part of the Adam's curse. Weeds (plants
> growing in the wrong place) are only a problem to farmers (and some
> horticulturists) -- thistles really are good once you get past the thorns.