42222 - Who can believe

N. Lygeros
Translated from the Greek by Elena Karpouzis

Who can believe
in someone who detests books?
Who can believe
in someone who takes pride
in being illiterate ?
Who can believe
in someone who burns books?
No one
Because it is not a matter of faith
but of a religion of barbarism .
Faith is a duty
not only an obligation.
Our rights begin with the responsibilities .
You have the right to live
because you are producing task
and a relentless one at that.
All of your life ought to be works.
All of your life ought to be actions.
And the books
are those works.
Because they are the continuity of Logos
because they are the recording of thought
which concern Humanity.

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