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Shades Of Babel

Religious truth once found will be profound
When all religious human thought is bound
Together as majestic tapestry;
Man's final grand transcendent artistry.

This many layered truth was not contained
Within a single concept man ordained.
But threads of truth can make the many one;
Then wait for man's evolving to be done.

Man first must learn to turn the other cheek,
Relinquish pride, then meditate on meek.
The prideful man is deaf to wisdom's song,
His vessel filled with vitriol too long.

Confusion reigns when man should understand
Like shades of Babel still upon the land;
Man's avarice and greed spreads through his seed
So progeny no better sees man's need.

Rejoice in all beliefs with equal zeal
For all is one, a truth you can reveal.
As long as pride and incomplete belief
Guide man to truth--mankind finds no relief.

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Submitted on November 20, 2009

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