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Should not Korach and his followers be seen as heroes, challenging Moses’ replication of the hierarchical power structure normative to the ancient world? After all, they had just escaped from the clutches of Egyptian tyranny.
Were they not, in fact, prescient reformers to a time, in the distant future, when a John Locke would emerge with his prescription for a social contract, whereby each human being has a natural right to life, liberty and property?
Sometimes, I wonder, how ready is our own contemporary, modern society?
Please note: These trope links connect to the beginning of the whole Torah portion / Haftarah. Find a specific reading with the drop-down box at the top, right of the page, and/or by using chapter and verse.
Torah: Numbers 16:1 – 18:32 – Click here.
Haftarah: I Samuel 11:14 – 12:22 – Click here.
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