Oct 14, 2022Liked by Tom Knighton

The ambivalence of my own faith about government is probably best illustrated by these twin quotes from the same book of the Talmud — Pirkey Avot, best translated as Sayings of the Fathers:

“Pray for the welfare of the government, because without it, people would eat each other alive.”

“Do not become overly close to the government.”

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Think that far in advance?

I wonder if they even think? :sad:

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