The Hard Work of Being Wise

Close your eyes and imagine you are walking the cobble streets of a town. You walk through the market place and smell the fresh bread, you hear the chatter of people exchanging and buying, the clinging of coins, and perhaps even the latest gossip being whispered by a few women behind you.

Suddenly, one-by-one, the people stop what they are doing and begin to look up. You turn and look up to the highest place of the town. On one side, a group of fair young women are calling out harmoniously. On the other, a woman dressed in scarlet cloth and revealing attire sits beckoning to the crowd.

Both sides are calling out, so it is a bit difficult to decipher what is being said, so you turn to the young women to focus in what they are saying.

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