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(another humanity) let us withdraw and sojourn in Nature from this world of labor and knowledge: physical labor destroys us if we live to eat knowledge spoils us if we fail to live by what we know— Nature redeems us! like Halloween night children let us tickle death under the armpit and laugh close to Nature let us trick the gods and goddesses play hide and seek fugitive to Nature: for if we are ready or not there “It” is coming! let us sit by the river of Life watch the meandering water the crawling snake the creeping vine the sleeping rock the roaring thunder on the edge of the horizon the flashing lightning behind the mountain and see eternity in the grain of sand let us come home on the hilltop and see the coming shadow of eaglet soaring at a distance the consuming beauty of Being that rises from the Earth let us warm our cold gross nonhumanness feel the madness battled within us seen outside let us return to the source and pause and peep through this window of the soul to the unbounded expanse beyond itself beyond this humanity is another humanity across the burial mounds of dead dynasties dead empires dead democrats dead dictators dead communists dead fascists near the shrines of the living gods and goddesses is another humanity called NATURE.

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