"And the LORD God said, "The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil. He must not be allowed to reach out his hand and take also from the tree of life and eat, and live forever." So the LORD God banished him from the Garden of Eden to work the ground from which he had been taken. After he drove the man out, he placed on the east side of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a flaming sword flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life." Genesis 3:22-24
And so the flashing sword has guarded it to this day. But Adam's grandsons are mounting a new assault on the Tree of Life:
Assembling the Tree of Life
This project announcement from the National Science Foundation promises a total of $12 million in grants to those researchers who will take on the task of figuring out what God's Tree of Life is. What do you think of that?
Sir Chuck of the Low-Hanging Fruit