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Blake and Gibran: Change Through Enlightened Education

Dear Reader,The situation that exists today calls for a certain action based on a real consciousness of what life is supposed to be about.Kahlil Gibran, the spark of poetic genius in the early 20th c., wrote:All things in this creation exist within you, and all things in you exist in creation; there is no border between you and the closest things, and there is no distance between you and the farthest things, and all things, from the lowest to the loftiest, from the smallest to the greatest, are within you as equal things. In one atom are found all the elements of the earth; in one motion of the mind are found the motions of all the laws of existence; in one drop of water are found the secrets of all the endless oceans; in one aspect of you are found all the aspects of existence.Like the mystic William Blake, the Christian yet eastern-inspired Gibran thinks that there is an entire human soul distributed to partial souls, and that man is an entity in his soul as well as in his body, and…