The Science Of Sin And Temptation
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Is it in our genes? Hearing about the disorder of kleptomania, I first encountered this idea of sin as an uncontrollable desire to do wrong because it is "in our genes". Now we have alcoholic genes and gay genes and all sorts of scientific explanations for why we are irrevocably the way we are and it is not our fault.
So, I will try to prove that sin is not a function or result of imperfection because the perfect sinned. I will also show that knowledge of evil does not necessarily cause evil. However, knowledge of evil in the hands of the young, immature or naive is like giving a baby a bottle of alcohol and a car. It will do damage.

The Damage Done By Sin.
Nevertheless, is it all genetic? Can fixing our genes fix our desire to sin?
In the biological construction there are three distinct regions. Flesh and blood (body) united with the Spirit (breath of God) to create a living soul (conscious mind). Sin has scarred all aspects of our nature.

We can at least conclude that sin is virulent. It is passed from one generation to another and across species to the plants and animals. While genes are inherited, viruses can both infect us and cross species and lethal radiation can have the same global effect, affecting all species and mutating the genes.
No wonder the planet is under quarantine, confined under the rules of a leprous people living on a leper planet.

The Human Design: Made In The Image Of God.
Was this a flawed design that made us naive and defenseless, subject to the lies of a malicious predator?
Be As God. For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. (Genesis 3: 5)

Natural Design: The Body Temple
Our body is a temple according to the Bible. Since the Mishkan is a scientific model of the fundamental particles and forces of physics, chemistry and DNA, I concluded that it must have information about the design of the biological systems that can explain some of the language of the Bible concerning humans.
+ve Pole Submissive North (Receiving By Submission)
• Adultery • Fornication • Uncleanness • Lasciviousness • Idolatry • Witchcraft • Hatred • Variance •
• Emulations • Wrath • Strife • Seditions • Heresies • Envyings • Murders • Drunkenness • Revellings •
Evil Doer DominantEvil Rule 1 - 4     Knowledge Of Evil (Curses) Flesh Flow     Evil Rule 5-10Dominant Evil Doer
Yielding In The Mind (Sin) InputYielding In The Flesh (Sin) InputInput Temptation


Law 1 - 4 Law of Sin (God)
Law Of Sin (Neighbor)Law 5 - 10


(6) (6)
Ten Commandments
Cube Most Holy Place (Brain)
Prefrontal Cortex
Mercy Seat
Pillar Ear

Pillar Eye

Pillar Eye

Pillar Ear
Table Of Shewbread (Food)
Holy Place

Light (Knowledge)
Pillar Ear
Pillar Eye
Pillar Mouth
Pillar Eye
Pillar Ear
Law 1 - 4 Love God
Love NeighborLaw 5 - 10
Resisting In The Mind (Righteousness) OutputResisting In The Flesh (Righteousness) OutputInput Temptation
Knowledge Of Good (Blessings) Spirit Flow
• Love • Joy • Peace • Longsuffering • Gentleness • Goodness • Faith • Meekness • Temperance •
-ve Pole Dominant South (Giving By Dominant)

The Mind Works
Law 1 - 4 (Flesh) Submissive Law 5 - 10
  10 Commandments (Thou Shalt Not)
Hormones (Body) Output
Mercy Seat (Thou Shalt)
Pillar Ear
Pillar Eye
Pillar Mouth
Pillar Eye
Pillar Ear
Law 1 - 4 (Spirit) Dominant Law 5 - 10
I used a shape sorting toy to illustrate how the mind works. Imagine the southern wall as a place with solid objects of many different shapes. Then imagine the north as a region with holes of many different shapes that match the objects.

The Effect Of Sin.
Law 1 - 4 (Flesh) Not Submissive Law 5 - 10
  Lawless (Thou Shalt)
Inner Man
Self Lust Output
Selfish (Thou Shalt Not)
Pillar Ear
Pillar Eye
Pillar Mouth
Pillar Eye
Pillar Ear
Law 1 - 4 (Spirit) Dominant Law 5 - 10
So our conscience is a copy of the law and it rules and inspects everything that passes through it. Our two natures are based on the design of the law. The nature that knows evil submits to the nature that knows good and both submit to the conscience. We bring every external and internal influence under the jurisdiction of the good desires and the conscience. The nature that knows evil also helps us to recognize what is not good.
Sin essentially disrupts this system by bypassing all the guardian systems. We may end up with any combination of a corrupt or desolate conscience, or a flesh that rules or a spirit that does not fight back or external influences that seek to overwhelm us. What is interesting is that according to the design we always know what is right and we always have a conscience except under one unique condition.
When we are condemned in the final judgment we will have two witnesses as required by law.
God will testify against us and we will testify for God and against ourselves.

Romans 7: Dueling Natures.
Paul perfectly describes the inner workings and conflicts of our nature. Read Romans 7 as a duel between the two natures with a conscience trying to referee. At times Paul seems to praise and blame the Ten Commandments.

The Personalities.
Like our dual natures, our personalities are designed in opposite pairs for the purpose of good decision making. We fall into trouble when we ignore the arguments of one side in favor of another. The sanctuary also explains the components that form our personalities. An examination of these systems show some weaknesses that lead us to sin. It also shows the importantance of this design of a dual nature. No single nature is enough. It takes the cooperation and coordination and exchange of points of view in the two natures to arrive at the best solution.
God made all these personality traits. Our nature was divided into at least four pairs of traits which mediate the complexity of coping with the world. It is possible that sin disrupted this design by interfering with the interaction between the paired natures. If we were dynamic we would draw from the strengths of each nature as the circumstances warranted, but our natures and personalities are at war.

  1. Social Interaction (Temple - Outer Court) [Introvert-Extravert].
    Law 1 - 4 (Perceiving) Submissive Law 5 - 10
    (Thinking) Cross-wiring
    Pillar Ear
    Pillar Eye
    Pillar Eye
    Pillar Ear
    (Extrovert) Output
    Input (Introvert)
    Mercy Seat
    Cross-wiring (Feeling)
    Pillar Ear
    Pillar Eye
    Pillar Mouth
    Pillar Eye
    Pillar Ear
    Law 1 - 4 (Judging) Dominant Law 5 - 10
    Extraverts receive stimulation from interaction with others and introverts from introspection. Introverts live inside the sanctuary and the extraverts in the outer court and beyond.

    sin Sin. Extraverts have the danger of being people-pleasers who ignore the will of God while introverts may be guilty of not sharing the knowledge of God with the outside because they are content with their personal faith. The priests spent most of their time in the outer court and beyond with the people but they always took time to recharge at the sanctuary. The great commission requires that we act like extroverts for the purpose of spreading the faith and like introverts for the purpose of retaining our faith.
  2. Information Gathering (Doors) [Inntuitive-Sensory]. This explains how we gather the information. Do we primarily rely on our senses (sensory) or do we subject that information to the mind (intuitive).
    sin Sin. The danger of the sensory type is that they do not subject their ideas to the will of God. If the intuitive place anyone but God on the pedestal then they are also in danger. Even when God is in control, mercy compels God to listen to those outside. So the righteous intuitive should listen to others, but give God the priority.
  3. Decision Making (Most Holy Place) [Thinking-Feeling]. This dimension shows how we process information to make decisions. Do we primarily rely on objective logic (thinking) or do we refer to our value systems (feeling).
    This pair of personality traits are directly related to the contents of the Most Holy Place or the prefrontal cortex of the brain. It is a negotiation between rules (thinking) and mercy (feeling).
    sin Sin. Spiritual danger comes when we ignore the law in favor of opinions or we become so dogmatic that we forget the role of mercy and compassion. In God's economy we never ignore the law but we grant mercy in the hope that one day we will conform to the law.
  4. Action And Problem Solving (South-North Walls) [Judging-Perceiving]. How do we act on the decisions we make in the external environment on a daily basis. This is how the decisions are carried out in the members. We are "judging" when we are systematic, organized and plan ahead and seek closure. We are "perceiving" when we are flexible and have a "wait and see" attitude. Judging is clearly the domain of the law in the dominant nature and perceiving is our attempts to carry out the duty of mercy in the submissive nature.
    » Cross Wiring. I am suddenly able to understand more about the nature that knows evil. In the diagram I placed the Ten Commandments in the north because this is the "thou shalt not" nature which needs help in choosing the right actions. However, it is clear that the dominant "judging" nature is in the south. Then I remembered that the brain and body and the Most Holy Place also have this same cross wiring. The left side of the brain controls the right side of the body. So now we can see that the submissive nature not only recognizes evil, when it functions properly it is the one that most understands and implements mercy. Suddenly I see an extremely valuable trait of this nature. Since we are made in the image of God, and since this nature seems to be the one most susceptible to evil this shows that we have an important strength. In the Most Holy Place mercy trumps law for now.
    sin Sin. Spiritual danger comes when we sacrifice flexibility for efficiency or when indecision prevents us from completing tasks.
  5. Time Management (Roof) [Rest - Work]. All personality theories recognize only the four dimensions described above. Based on the sanctuary structure, there must be a fifth dimension to our personalities. The most I can say is that it is related to two kinds of time and it affects all other personality traits. One time is flexible and the other is fixed and "colorful". It is even subdivided into time spent with God and time with other activities. I am guessing that it measures our attitude towards the use of time.
    sin Sin. The symbols show that at every level religious time is fixed. It is secular time that is flexible. Sin occurs when we take away time from God or spend too much time on unimportant tasks. We can spend more time at work or play or with our families. We can also use God's time for our own activities.

The Process Of Mind Management.
Since sin begins in the mind, then the primary goal of Satan is to shatter the mind. As far as we know, defective genes, drugs and alcohol, criminal corruption of minors and extreme abuse can trigger mental illness. Even our personalities seem to affect how we respond to God and to our environment.

Mental Illness.
Now we can understand some mental illness with this model and see how personality traits exacerbate the problems. If a mental illness involves a gross exaggeration of a trait then a personality that leans towards that trait increases the problem. If you have psychological control issues then being a natural choleric does not help.

Satan intends to fragment our minds. Whether it is by choice or force, engaging in sinful acts has serious consequences. How many children fall into mental illness, fail in marriage or feel driven to same sex partners because of bad imprinting, missing bonds, pedophilia or inappropriate bonds or even hormonal contamination?

Creating A Flawless Design.
Critics pounce on the choice associated with free will as the flaw. However, there cannot be freedom without choices. Why did God not ensure that Lucifer would choose the good when God will punish him for being bad?
Let us explore some alternate designs and discover why Lucifer wanted to ignore the boundaries.

Stop A Design With Boundaries. Any design involves the ability to make choices and all responsible designs have boundaries. These boundaries can be controlled externally or internally. Internally controlled boundaries require some sort of intelligence.

Wrong Way A Design Without Boundaries. I believe that Satan wanted to change to a system without boundaries so that all actions are internally driven by whatever one desires. He did not need God to tell him what to do. After all, he is an intelligent adult creature. The only problem with this idea is that there are other creatures.

A design without boundaries is not Utopia. It is not the ultimate environment of freedom. Children are unsafe.
Since we have to interact it means that we need rules of conduct. The world around me is not a vacuum or a boundless space of emptiness. We need boundaries to manage our freedom. We need others to enjoy our freedoms. We need boundaries to coexist with others. We need boundaries to protect the naturally weak from exploitation like pedophiles. So we conclude that we do need boundaries otherwise we are neither safe nor free and certainly not happy.
Have you found happiness yet Satan?! Have you won?

Yield A Design With Dynamic Negotiated Boundaries. This idea sounds so "free". I suppose that Satan argued that one could avoid the obvious problems of criminal behavior and selfishness through negotiation. So what would happen if we imposed the minimum rules on our behavior towards our self and then negotiate the rules with each person we meet.

Flaw This design is unacceptable. It is flawed. It is like living in the Wild West where the only law is the gun. This might be acceptable for Darwinian evolutionists, but survival of the fittest means that the vast majority loses.
Those who care about others will never win and the ruthless will eventually self-destruct.
So the rules of inter-personal behavior called "morality", not power, are necessary for the happiness of the species.

One Way A Design With Limited Static Boundaries. Static, concrete boundaries are more efficient. There are less laws and less conflict. Everyone knows what to do and everyone knows what is expected of them.

All defilement begins inside. Sin began when Satan internally encroached on others. It was bound to spill out.
No Way Designed Consequences. A part of the public contract is the consequences. They are based on the damage that the public agrees they will incur if the public rules are violated. They are not arbitrarily made up to punish. Satan will be punished for being bad because these are one of the rules built into the public contract. This is why the entire congregation stones the wicked. The congregation agreed to the law. The congregation will judge the violation of the law and the congregation will carry out the death penalty.
Stoned By The Public. Bring forth him that hath cursed without the camp; and let all that heard him lay their hands upon his head, and let all the congregation stone him. And he that blasphemeth the name of the LORD, he shall surely be put to death, and all the congregation shall certainly stone him: as well the stranger, as he that is born in the land, when he blasphemeth the name of the Lord, shall be put to death. (Leviticus 24: 14, 16)
When the crime is against God, it requires a public hearing and judgment to bring punishment. So God ensures that He does not appear to react unilaterally or with vengeance when He is wronged because the potential for a case of manipulation through His power must be avoided.

» Eternal Annhilation. So Satan is not arbitrarily punished for being bad. He knew that violating the rules means death. We humans must have time to evaluate this. So this is why Satan still exists and was not immediately annihilated.
As a society we know know that prison or controlled isolation is a just punishment for those who do not value the rights of others. However, freedom has consequences. Nobody can be totally free if others can violate our space at will. So when God removes the wicked He is not getting rid of those whom He could not force to do what He wants. As a Good administrator, God is incarcerating for life those who have no respect for the rights of anyone except themselves. Since we do not want to see people locked away for ever and since they would be miserable under these conditions, then a humane death is fair and reasonable. We want God to do this, sooner rather than later.

Rest Designed Community (The Great Match Maker). It is possible to live under these limited static rules and never interact with your neighbor except in an emergency. In addition, we will probably inherit property that is so vast and isolated that we may only have reason to occasionally bump into our neighbors at the mutual property borders. Therefore, in a perfect society where life and death emergencies do not exist we could live as hermits and isolated clans forever and still obey both the letter and the spirit of the law.
But we know that there is something better.
This is why in the creation we do not see a list of the Ten Commandments because they were initially placed internally so that no one has to teach us these rules.
So the Ten Commandments are not simply the public rules they are our internal, self-driven compass.
"But this is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel after those days," declares the Lord, "I will put My law within them and on their heart I will write it; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.
Internal Compass. They will not teach again, each man his neighbor and each man his brother, saying, 'Know the Lord,' for they will all know Me, from the least of them to the greatest of them," declares the Lord, "for I will forgive their iniquity, and their sin I will remember no more."
(Jeremiah 31: 33-34)
However, there are other rules that incorporate more personal choice. We must choose love.
So, it was at the creation where we were introduced to some special rules. Three of these laws were designed to encourage interaction which will foster a sense of family.

  1. Self (Marriage). We assume that angels never marry or have children because of Jesus' statement (Mark 12: 25). So marriage and children are a design feature that is not necessary for perfection. However, in marriage we get to selfishly "own" and be "owned" by another. When God created Eve out of Adam He essentially created something unique - a genetically identical twin which was of the opposite sex. God created another self for Adam to love. We get to have something/someone unique that nobody else has and that nobody else can covet. I have a copy of me to love. It is also the only institution where we can enlarge the community and make families out of different communities by permanently combining strangers of opposite genders. God invented marriage.
    My Other Me. And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man. Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh. (Genesis 2: 18, 23-24)
  2. Family (Submit To Parents). Through the process of birth and maturity we learn to submit to our elders. Through learning to honor the elders or those who came before us we are trained to communicate and seek advice. This command comes in the form of learning to submit and learning to rule kindly. Adam and Eve were given dominion over the earth. Parents are given dominion over the family. Adam was given dominion over Eve.
    Dominion And Submission. And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them. And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. (Genesis 1: 26-28)
  3. Community (Sabbath). God encourages the hermits to gather once per week and make friends outside the immediate family. In this holy period we get to reinforce the relationship with God and others. In addition we have to all come to one place for worship and live in close quarters in the city called the New Jerusalem. So God designed a space and time to place everyone in close proximity for an enjoyable feast and good company and potential new friends. He is the original match maker!
    Rest. Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made. (Genesis 2: 1-3)

These choices encoded in rules have nothing to do with perfection, but they certainly make life sweeter.

Go No Boundaries: Love (Other-Driven Compass). Finally, one other law helps to put the joy into these rules and root out the basis of covetousness.
In God's ideal world He says that there is a place where true love removes all fear. Love is God's boundary.
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love. (1 John 4: 18)
Amazingly, this one law returns us to the original desire of Satan. It is the only condition under which there are no boundaries. Agape love has no boundaries because it is bursting at the seams with love. It concentrates on pouring out love to others, not acquiring love for self. Since it always seeks the good of others there can be no rules against it. Agape is the law without walls. Love is the boundary without boundaries!
The Great Commandment. And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life? He said unto him, What is written in the law? how readest thou? And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself. And he said unto him, Thou hast answered right: this do, and thou shalt live. (Luke 10: 25-28)
Love is the law that says I will make other people's desires my internal compass. This is safe because those desires are within the confines of the Golden Rule and the Ten Commandments. This is the mindset of agape love which will give and keep on giving because its focus is the welfare of others.

Creating The Boundaries (Ten Commandments). How did God decide the minimum boundaries? We first notice that they are based on the rights of others. So the assumption is that one is predisposed to selfishness. The positive version of the commandments tell us to love God and love neighbour as ones self which practically means treating others the way we want to be treated in a healthy mind.
I presented the commandments in this order because it is apparent by our laws that wealth is an asset that is more valuable than relationships.

Go The Mishkan Model Of The Ten Commandments.
The incredible Mishkan also models the Ten Commandments.
Go Caution Stop
LawDo LoveEmotionDo Not Love -
1GodAgape Love And Blessings1
ManYHWHFearNo other god 2
2GodOnly YHWH
ManModelDeface His image 4
Man CourageDeny His name 6
4GodSabbathCleave Leaving God7
Door     Door   Feelings   Door     Door        
ManRestSlothSlavery 8
Man SubmitRebel 10
6GodLifeHateKill, Murder11
Man AngerVengeance 12
Man DivisionInsurrection 14
Man FrugalMiserly, Stingy 16
Man PrideContempt 18
Man Covet Love Things20
CursesCross Curses
Door     Door Door     Door     Door
Wash (Laver) Water Holy Spirit Cross Blood Wash (Altar)
God Duty To God Man Duty To Man
Unbroken Broken

Disrespecting Boundaries. The need for boundaries reflects the fact that there are limitations in the design. We are inferior creatures, not God. So boundaries with negative outcomes are not purposefully designed into the system as punishment or control. The negative controls define the limitations of our physical and social design.

The Possible Causes Of Sin.
Now we know why sin began in one who was perfect. He loved himself too much.
However, being narcissists and sociopaths is not how the children of Adam and Eve became slaves of sin.
There may be no single cause that makes it possible for us to continually sin. Instead, once we were weakened, there are an array of weapons constantly bombarding us so that they can overwhelm us and make us consistently fail.

Formidable Weapons (Designed To Win Not To Sin).
Given the history and the character of God, it would be unjust and unfair to put us in a situation where we are totally clueless and totally helpless. So I had to conclude that we could not possibly be designed as a disposable race created for the purpose of settling a dispute in which we were not involved. So, if God is just and righteous then it must be much easier to win than to sin. Therefore, there must be something in our design and in the Plan of Salvation that gives us enormous advantages without being unfair to the process of judgment. So let us apply the physical health laws to the spiritual realm.

The Art Of Temptation (The Tactics Of Evil).
So, if the desire to sin is not genetic and not based on a flaw and if we were designed to win, and we have so many advantages, then what causes us to submit to sin? Based on the history of sin, our design and the character of God our problem is not with sin as an uncontrollable desire which will always overwhelm us. The problem is that some evil force is taking advantage of our weakened state to launch an assault on us. We have a problem resisting temptation.
The Battle With Temptation. Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.
God Does Not Tempt. Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man:
Ensnared By Our Desires. But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.
Submission Is Sin. Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.
(James 1: 12-15)
So the problem is with temptation, not with a defect in the gene that makes choice impossible. Our battles are internal and external. Internally, our two natures can be tempted by an external attraction. If we are attracted to it then that is lust. The Spirit lusts after righteousness and the flesh lusts after pleasure. If we do not submit the temptation to the law of the conscience, then our lust can lead to sin.
In the Lord's prayer Jesus does not address sin, He asked for help with temptation so that we do not fall victim to evil.
The Pitfalls Of Temptation. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. (Matthew 6: 13)
Since temptation is the enemy, Satan has created an environment designed to trap us into sin by constantly bombarding us with temptations and training our minds to accept corruption.
The personality and the workings of the mind are relevant for understanding why we sin. Since sin is about temptation, a faster route to defeat would be to attack us though our psychological weaknesses and preferred behavior. If this strategic attack is paired with a dysfunctional mind the blitz attack will easily succeed.

This does not mean that if there is no temptation, there will be no sin. Satan sinned. He was perfect and he was not tempted. However, in our weakened state Satan does everything he can to push or drag us over the edge. These assaults are strategically targeted on the centers of our brain that control desires.

Manufacturing A Lethal Weapon (The Antidote To Sin).
The evidence is clear. The human race was created by an omniscient God after Satan rebelled. Adam and Eve were ensnared in this drama that began before them and they fell victim to it through their own bad choices. You and I are victims without voting. The choice has been made for us.

The Remedy: Restoring The Image Of God.
Nothing genetic can defeat us because we were designed to conquer. It takes a syndicate of wicked angelic powers locked in a conspiracy to defeat humanity to formulate and execute plans designed to help us to defeat ourselves.
The goal of the Plan of Salvation of God is to restore everything we lost at Eden. In this plan God is showing us the way back to Him through detailed written instructions and signs. All the signs and promises were given at the creation and Jesus fulfilled all these signs at the crucifixion when He restored us to God.

Jesus Sign Jesus: The Overcomer. Jesus kept the will of God because the character of God was completely internalized in Him. He closely and permanently identified Himself with us as our elder brother. He then reconciled His prodigal brothers and sisters with our anxious Father through submission to the cross. Having achieved rest from sin, by getting dominion over sin and death, He is recognized everywhere as the one who has dominion over the earth and the universe because He loved so much.
Creation Sign Creation: . We can also have dominion over sin if we submit to God. He will write the law in our heart. He will change our characters to conform to His will. He is making peace with us. We just have to stop fighting and say "yes" to this proposal of marriage and offer of peace.

The Prophecy: The Wicked Reject The Image Of God.
Even in the prophecies we can see these dynamics at work. There are only two options. Rejecting the image of God means that they are being transformed into the image of the beast.

The Overcomers: An Incorruptible Seed.
When the image of God is restored in us we become incorruptible. We are the seed of God, which is determined by character not genes or birthright.

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