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Again In Reply To Bos

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in response to reader comment: touched by the hand of the one

Submitted by Seamus MacNemi (United States), Feb 22, 2008 at 09:42

There is a saying amongst the folk: "One hand washes the other and both hands wash the face". Yet for ages men have chosen the right hand, the hand of power, to wash their faces and the other, the hand of wisdom they use to wash their nether parts.. That is to presume that wisdom must serve power.

The right hand may have great power but it has no wisdom and no true guidance. Power without the guidance of wisdom is a great destructive force in the world and the source of all evil. This truth is the reason that EVE was formed from a rib taken from the left side of Adam. Wisdom is closest to heart of wise men and only when power serves wisdom will men be truly free.

But you would have me believe that wisdom should serve power. 'Assumptions indeed!

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