Since New York resolutions only survive as long as a mayfly, let’s try the 10 commandments, which were carved on two stone tablets and allegedly given to Moses by God himself. This led to a joke at a time when you weren’t getting stoned by every Tomar, Dick, and Haroun just because your “feelings” were as sensitive as gum problems. It went, “Who was the most constipated man in the Bible? Moses for taking two pills and spending 40 days in the wilderness. ‘
Jokes aside, the biblical commandments are fundamental principles that should be enshrined in all constitutions – even those that are smoother than those of the gut-challenged prophet. Optimized, they speak directly to our hyper-divine times.
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