I had probably been growing disgruntled long before the Supreme Court made this decision,
For example, when I was young I remember hearing about how one person’s rights end when the next person’s begin. And then there’s the one about how with rights come responsibilities (try telling that to the gun worshipers). And what about those history lessons; the way I understood it, our forefathers came to this country to get away from other people telling them how and to whom they should worship. Had they been greeted upon arrival by a delegation of natives assuring them that although the government here could not dictate such things, it could hold you down while you were pummeled into submission by your boss, I’m sure they would have reconsidered. I believe the pilgrims would have either
- turned around and gone home (we have too many immigrants in this country anyway),To see the note click here.To hide the note click here.Do I need to give some sort of signal when I’m being facetious?or they would have
- used that as an excuse to massacre the current residents and steal all of their land (the American dream, and probably the true motive right now behind Israel’s foreign policy (we may talk about this more in a later article)).
After I wrote my allegory/fable, I showed it to a very small set of carefully selected friends. Unfortunately, most of these friends were too polite to comment. One brave soul suggested I was too esoteric. That could explain why I never quite made it as a math teacher. Their critique is the reason I provide extra notes and footnotes to explain some of my terms and references. If you are already familiar with the terms, you might want to skip the references to maintain the flow of the prose. None of my friends even hinted that it might be safe to give up my day job, and so I haven’t.
Look for this allegory/fable about “The Statue” here soon.