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The point I was making in reply to your comment was that "original sin" is an example of "sins of the father".  We have gotten off-track on the whole "proportional suffering for one's own sin in one's lifetime" thing, I'll give you that.
No, it is not.  Original sin is simply the first sin, and is therefore notable as the point where sin entered the world.
That's not the way 'Original Sin' was hammered into me (ex-Catholic).  It was the first sin, and baptism is intended to wash away that sin.  Otherwise, if I were not baptized, I would bear the responsibility of Original Sin.  So, yes, at least according to Catholic doctrine, I did indeed inherit Original Sin.

I'm uncertain if that concept of 'Original Sin' is consistent amongst all Christian denominations or not, so take with a grain of salt.
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