Written for Dragon Blue's Knowledge Is Power Contest.
We have seen in previous articles how the elite uses their knowledge to manipulate the masses.
What will you do with yours?"
The above are the closing words of the article that can be found here...
...and they are words to be taken seriously, as knowledge is both a gift and an assignment, and we need to be good stewards of the knowledge that has been entrusted to us by God.
My mom's high school principal wrote these words in her autograph book shortly before she graduated from high school back in 1939...
...and I find the challenge at the end of the article and this poem to be similar in a lot of ways.
DragonBlue (who came up with the contest for this challenge: "Knowledge is Power" ) also asked contestants to tell how reading the article made them feel.
I feel curious to want to learn more about the decor that is part of this library and, by doing so, gain a greater understanding of those who lived back in ancient times when these designs/artwork first came into being.
And what will I do with THAT knowledge?
Hopefully, use it to educate, enlighten, and inspire others and help us to live more peacefully with each other.
A brand new year is arriving in less than an hour from the time that I write the final words of this essay.
How am I going to use it? ............