“All things in the world are two. In our minds we are two, good and evil…” –Letakots-Lesa (Gray Eagle Chief) Pawnee, 19th century
The quote later goes on to say: “the right hand that strikes and makes for evil… the left hand full of kindness near the heart.”
I must say, as a left-hander, it is wonderful to find a view that does not see the left hand as evil or somehow deficient.
Is this trait genetic or an accident of birth,
an odd traverse through birth canal,
a last-minute bias of brain?
There are more of us now amid great speculation
of why and wherefore, some suggestion
the more violent the society the greater its need
We’re not gauche, not sinister, just hampered by
proliferation of tools that make us seem awkward, uncoordinated.
But consider our ability for music, for mathematics, for language…
CAS Jan. 29 2015