IOI (7/4/1934 / Hebburn.Co Durham U.K)

Blind Faith Is Not Enough.

When I survey the sacred texts
and holy books of warring sects.
I must conclude they have been changed
edited and rearranged.

So that the truth they once contained
has been lost or so constrained
Although they claim to be the truth
there’s insufficient proof.

To say that this or that is true.
However much we may want to.
Some facts are true but well concealed
By churches who refuse to yield.

To share what knowledge they possess.
The truth it seems matters far less
than maintaining the status quo.
They are afraid and rightly so.

If it were proved they had repressed
the truth in their own interest,
to bolster their authority.
They’d lose all credibility.

The myths and legends may be true
I don’t believe, though some may do.
The powers that be still conceal
the evidence that could reveal.

The records have been tampered with.
What we are taught is mainly myth,
which has been altered frequently.
To suit the reigning powers that be.

To consolidate their control
Retaining power their only goal.
To dominate their fellow men
They twist the truth time and again..

Some few achieve epiphany.
They see with crystal clarity.
That God resides within us all
and he will answer if we call.

What need have we of clergymen
and their views of hell and heaven.
For answers you must look inside
To find the truth they seek to hide.

Sunday,20 June 2010
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What need have we of clergymen and their views of hell and heaven. For answers you must look inside To find the truth they seek to hide. True to the last word.