The Year of the Flood - The Feast of Serpent Wisdom Summary & Analysis

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The Feast of Serpent Wisdom, Year 18 Of the Importance of Instinctive Knowing, Spoken by Adam One:

Zeb is being asked about in the plebe. Adam One reminds the gardeners that “'I don’t know' is always the best answer” (399). He talks about God as the Serpent of Wisdom. This teaches the Gardeners to experience wisdom directly and to live in the now.

Adam One says, “No Human can truly know the full mind of God” (402). He reminds the Gardeners not to let “fear dilute certainty” (403). Adam One concludes with the knowledge that animals have “no need for Faith” and a calls for a song.

God Gave Unto the Animals:

This poem is from the God’s Gardeners Oral Hymnbook. It is about the knowledge of God that the animals’ posses. Humans can only have faith but perhaps through emulation of...

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