If not for virtue,
toward what end do I endeavor?
Do I look beyond the obvious?
If we ponder each created thing,
we shall witness a myriad perfect wisdoms
and learn a myriad new and wondrous truths.
Do I sincerely strive to unveil my illusions
and transcend my limitations?
God, the Exalted, hath placed these signs in men,
to the end that philosophers may not deny
the mysteries of the life beyond...