“For we both alike know that into the discussion of human affairs the question of justice enters only where the pressure of necessity is equal, and that the powerful exact what they can, and the weak grant what they must.” Thucydides
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So true Don. Lest I be misunderstood, I don't hold Thucydides out as the ideal but as, unfortunately, something too often seen in our zero sum mentality world.
by Brian S. King November 17, 2008 at 01:47 PM
Brian: Thanks for the quote. As you are aware, I am sure, Jesus had something else to say about the weak and the strong. Shalom, Don Levit
by Don Levit November 17, 2008 at 01:47 PM
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