Who said that once you lost your innocence it was gone forever? In the many stories of the Qur'an and in the bible the story of Adam and Eve gives us the idea of losing our innocence and becoming aware of our nakedness, but Shakespeare says, "What we chang'd/ Was innocence for innocence: we knew not/ The doctrine of ill-doing, nor dream'd/That any did" (1.2.68-71).
Looking at the words of Shakespeare, it is possible to have two kinds of innocence, what is your flavor? Are you completely oblivious to the world around you, like Adam and Eve before partaking of the fruit? Or are you striving for the innocent expression which knows no ill-will? Who would have thought that we would have a choice to keep our innocence.
Mom's everywhere will be pleased, their little girls CAN remain innocents forever!
1 year ago