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Progress





To those not yet born
someone
with intense Biblical care in the use of reason
will declare
that we had been promised in life
that no matter how we behave in life
transcending the fragments of any and all questions
directly
we will have insured
ourselves a place among the Just.



Those who have not been born
by the time we leave
will be filling our empty place...
they will live it just as we did
completely undisciplined...and very badly.



In such a case
it will be hard for them to believe in the promise
that despite all that
they will die as the Just.
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