When Adam and Eve demoted God they demeaned themselves.
Evil cannot be addressed unless sin is delt with.
Though our first parents embraced the distorted words of the serpent, God's Word comes with promises and freedom for his creatures.
In the conversation about God's Word, Satan enlarged the prohibition, reduced the penalty, and distorted the divine intention.
The knowledge of good and evil with its positive and negative consequences is at the heart of human history.