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4 Powers

In the gnostic tradition, 4 lights create the structure of the world and then will, thought and life combine with 4 Powers
understanding (mutual understanding), grace (mercy) perception (sympathy) prudence (judiciousness)
 
Together these create the 12 aeons.
 
Judiciousness arises when eyebrows, eyes or a mouth have quiet emotional expressions.
Sympathy arises when eyebrows, eyes or a mouth have sad emotional expressions. Mercy arises when eyebrows, eyes or a mouth have joyful emotional expressions. Mutual understanding arises when eyebrows, eyes or a mouth have open emotional expressions.
 
So the image of the perfect Man is reflected in emotional expressions of human faces. It is necessary to take into account that words have some values: judiciousness can be true opinion or fair (reasonable) judgment; sympathy can be an empathy (compassion) or a regret (pity); mercy can be a charity (benevolence) or an cordial pacification; mutual understanding can be a consent (unanimity) or a forgiveness (apology). http://www.emotions.64g.ru/bokat/bken.htm
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