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Lunar Festival souvenir ticket, 1900

Series: (Series N2009- 3, Koreshan Unity; Papers, ca. 1887-1990.)

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Koreshan Unity

Lunar Festival souvenir ticket, 1900

Transcript

[Front Page]

Anniversary Souvenir
From
Victoria Gratia,
Pre-Eminent
of the
Koreshan Unity.

Beth-Ophrah.
April 10, 1900. A.K. 60.

[Page 1]

Equalize the Burden and Reward, and thus Perfect Life.

The goal for which the nations strive,
(Not reached while inequality in the yoke of life,
To woman gives the greatest burden and she rewarded less,)
Shall its fruition yield when, by voluntary act,
Through liberty of choice, she can and will control her potency of sex.
God is not tyrant. In him, the origin of all that lives and is
Has source of being, pronounce in all things, in language
Unmistakable, bisexate; and did inequality in Him reside,
This want of balance-in potence of sex unity and life-
Would obliviate, and to nothingness reduce all sphere of action;
For He would reign in arrogance and subjugate His other self,
and thus destroy:-
From thence, eternal death would be His portion.

True government and reality of life can only come when usurpation
Deprives not longer woman of her rights.
Make right the central wrong! This achieved, all others in sequence
And consequence throw off their weight, and-the curse of sexual
Bondage driven to the wall-every lighter bondage fails,
And there is curse no more.
-KORESH.