A wise-fool is a person who seems the fool by the standards of practical mundanes and jaded cynics yet follows an innocent wisdom which comes from avoiding the corruption of world-wisdom and the loss of innocence or from a psychological or spiritual redemption and a second innocence. In Tarot, this is The Fool; in Christian religions, this is someone who's replaced the taste of the Forbidden Fruit with the Eucharist; in Buddhism this is someone who's achieved satori.

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