The latter of the two
This is short and to the point.
no the Earth.
The Earth has given you two choices:
The first being as a scorpion trapped in the deceptive tangles of a well made web, a lemming in man's cycle of destruction, of both the mind and the physical.
The second being as a frog, cherishing the habitation and nourishment received by the lily pad that springs forth of the moist bed, allowing one's self to be lost and entwined in the beauty offered by the giver of all that is well and pure.
The latter of the two is the lesser poison.