In the beginning of days there was no rain,
only the one Great River.
This river was a gift from the Creator—
a wellspring of water that gave life to all living things.
This gift reminded all the Two-Legged Beings of the
one great truth: nothing is more important than WE.
Yet there was one among them who did not believe the creed
of WE. He was concerned only for his own needs. He worried
that if everyone took water, there wouldn’t be enough for him.
So he went to the mouth of the river and built a dam—tall and ...