Grounds of Optimism: Hope, sides 1-2 B
Grounds of Optimism: Hope, sides 1-2 B (4:10). Historically, humans have undertaken to account for the riddle of existence as found in the various stories about how the world started. For example, in the Creation stories in the book of Genesis all living things seems to sense an inner relatedness. This inner relatedness was the basis for a sense of community. Once the line of divisiveness was introduced, humans lost their innocence. Thurman asks, "is it possible to move from innocence to knowledge without guilt?"