"What you don't know won't hurt you." This is an often-quoted saying that some people live by.
A similar saying is: "The truth hurts."
No one wants to get hurt by anything, and if something, even if true, causes hurt or pain, it is better not to know it. So some seem to say.
But can one really isolate himself from truth that hurts, or shield himself from truth that brings pain? Can one live in an island paradise where only pleasure but not pain exists?
We look around and see beauty in the created world. We look around and we see ugliness in the world we have created.
Paradise is what God originally created for them He considered as the pinnacle of His creation. But the Serpent around a tree deceived them that there was something more desirable than the paradise they were placed in.
They believed in a lie, and they got hurt, big time and for ages, for them and their descendants.
Since then there have been truths and there have been lies. Even more now in the world we have created.
The thing is, as we must sift gold nuggets from sand, we must distinguish truth from lies.
Just like in the first days, lies are perpetrated by a powerful few withholding truths from the public mind alleging that the truth would hurt them, and instead presenting their lies as truth. The Serpent, by his lie on a tree, led Man to destruction. The Truth, by giving His life from a tree, redeemed Man and offered him salvation.
But the cunning of the First Liar, is still at work, and working more ferociously, more fiercely.
Let both truths and lies be exposed as they are. And like the First Ascendants who were free to choose, let their Descendants be free to choose, either for their own destruction, or for their own redemption.
One thing the Creator said: "I Am The Truth. He who follows Me will not walk in darkness. And those who follow Me I will set free."
Knowing Him Who Is Truth Himself will make us free. But we must align ourselves with Him. We must proclaim Him, with faith and without fear.
"What you you don't know won't hurt you?"