Why don't the fingers of God and Adam touch each other in Michelangelo's famous work on the Sistine Chapel ceiling?
In the work, God's finger is stretched to the maximum, but Adam's finger has the last phalanges contracted.
The meaning of art is to explain that God is always there, but the decision to seek him is up to man.
If man wants to touch God he will need to stretch his finger, but if he does not, he can go a whole life without seeking him.
The last phalanx of Adam's finger contracted represents free will.
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