As a boy, my (maternal) grandmother told me the story of two farmers who were nearer than friends and closer than brothers. One could barely live without the other; as they have been knitted and inseparable from childhood. One day, they looked at each other and said, “What can ever come between us? On earth? From above or underneath? Nothing and absolutely no one!!!” – They BOASTED in themselves. The next morning as the two men farmed, the devil, having…