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The recovery partition for OS X 10.7 and above includes the following utility applications: Firmware Password Utility Network Utility Disk Utility Terminal In addition, the recovery partition allows you to use a version of Safari to better help you research and diagnose problems, restore from a Time Machine backup, and install OS X.
That is an old bug, see this bug report. They basically recommend installing and using a newer version of python. Depending on whats using python you might want to get a newer version 2 release and not go all the way to the newest version 3 release.
If your Mac allows you to replace the CPU then you could possibly buy a 64-bit processor and upgrade just that one part. Without changing that there's no practical way to run a 64-bit application on a 32-bit machine. In the short term you'll have to find applications to download that running 32-bit environments or replace/upgrade your Mac.
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