REDEMPTION AND HOPE
Disease of the body and of the soul must first be diagnosed before it can be remedied:
The wounded surgeon plies the steel
That questions the distempered part;
Beneath the bleeding hands we feel
The sharp compassion of the healer's art
Resolving the enigma of the fever chart.
Our only health is the disease
If we obey the dying nurse
Whose constant care is not to please
But to remind of our, and Adam's curse,
And that, to be restored, our sickness must grow worse. (11)
The 'curse' of Adam is that we are fallen beings. Redemption from our fallen state lies in the way in which redemption has been made possible for mankind. In the end of time, redemption becomes as well an individual matter. We feel in the inner chambers of our soul the currents of darkness and light that lacerate our being. We regulate them according to the inner necessities of the moment and the timbre of the soul.
What happens to the darkness when the light is turned on? It is still there of course, but it has been subsumed, transcended, transformed, truly illumined. Knowledge is Protection. Knowledge is Power. To repeat: 'antiChrist', or for that matter I antibuddha' or 'antiMohammed', 'is not among us, he is in us. It is man himself, usurping unlimited, creative power and proceeding to the certain annihilation of that which is, in order to clear the way for the problematical creation of what will be' the monstrous idol made by our own hands and to our own image and likeness.