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16 Oct, 5 tweets, 1 min read
the tree of the knowledge of good and evil vs the tree of life; we gained the former by sin and lost the latter

now we are condemned to the results, the excessive multiplication of words and fake equivocal concepts used to deceive and control the weak
now a flaming sword guards the way to the tree of life, it burns us and cuts us if we attempt to steal what we lost the right to partake in; but through the regeneration of the sacraments man is vouchsafed a glimpse of the road back, to "be perfect" as he is perfect
we mourn for our sin, our failures, our insufficiencies; but we rejoice in suffering them and the chastening that strengthens us; our mourning turns to the joy of the pursuit of virtue and the restoration of nature such that we can truly partake of that life
the obsession with reason in the enlightenment strolls right into satan's greatest weapon and that which most do not have a defense for - the webs and shackles of a reason unmoored by revelation, by nature, by truth
wisdom is described in proverbs as a woman - it is to be the adoring wife to her husband which is proper nature aimed at the will to life and all that encompasses

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