What is the first year for which there exists a record of it being dated according to the currently used system that starts counting from creation?
Generally we assume that God is omnipotent, and could have created the world in a single day\act, so He must have had a reason to organize creation into 7 days. Why? In other words: Why didn't God ...
Eiruvin 13b records a debate in which Beit Shammai says it would have been better for man not to have been created, while Beit Hillel says it's better that we were. What were the specific arguments ...