Job 5 in Kesey Mural

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Why did the artist who designed the Kesey mural put these Biblical words where the signature of the artist traditionally go?

Yet man is born to trouble
    as surely as sparks fly upward.

This passage is followed by this one;

 But if I were you, I would appeal to God;
    I would lay my cause before him.

This highly suggests Ken, or someone close to him, wanted salvation. Did the artist want salvation for a man who could be titled ‘The King of The Godless’? What is curious is this;

The hungry consume his harvest,
    taking it even from among thorns,

The Jews constructed Sheepcotes out of thorny brushwood to keep out predators. I suspect they did the same for their vegetable gardens. The crown of thorns is symbolic of the G0’el redeemer. God said to David;

“I have brought you out of the…

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