That's a human failing. They still do it today. Even in science.<quoted text>Or it established that the authors of the bible did not have a firm grasp of logic and the paradoxes that may arise when logic is ignored.
I would guarantee your logic would not be as firm as you think it is now a few hundred, or much less, years from now. Why they say, "Well, it seemed logical at the time. Shoulda worked.".
Logic is an applied thingy based upon what you know at the time. An artificial structuring.