"To have freedom is only to have that which is absolutely necessary to
enable us to be what we ought to be, and to possess what we ought to possess."
by:
Ibn Rahel
Egyptian medieval Christian chronicler
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Coming from a slave mentality, a great start.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Without notice of its origin I give it four - possession has always been a two edged sword.
     -- Robken, Anytown     
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    The first written manuscript was by Ibn, correct? And it was greatly damaged but one of our contemporary authors was able to take it and fill in the blanks to write a fictional story from it? Eaters of the Dead sound familiar? or the Twelfth Horseman or some other number...the name rings a bell and I cannot recall...
     -- abby     
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