Once upon a time all human beings were gods. Alas, they abused their divine power so badly that Brahma, the great creator decided to strip them of their divinity and hide where it would be impossible to find. The problem was where to find such a hiding place.
The minor gods were invited to sit in council and resolve the problem and came up with a suggestion. “Let us bury the divinity of human beings in the ground”, but Brahma answered “No, that is not good enough for they will dig and find it”.
Then the gods proposed “ In that case, let us throw it into the deepest depths of the ocean”. But Brahma responded “No, for sooner or later they will explore the depths of all the oceans and I am sure that one day they will find it and bring it to the surface”. Then the minor gods concluded, “We do not know where to hide it as there seems to exist no place on earth or in the seas that humans will not reach one day”.
Eventually Brahma shook his head and said, ”I know what we shall do with the divinity of human beings. We shall hide it in the deepest depths of themselves for is it the only place where they will never think to look”.
The legend concludes that since that time, human beings have circumnavigated the earth, explored and climbed, dived and dug, searching in vain for something only to be found within themselves.
Source Unknown 2012
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