The True Seat of Mischief

Hillel the Elder famously and somewhat enigmatically posed the question “if I am not for myself, then who is for me?” And while on its surface, and being read with a modern eye, this question might appear to be a simple prod for pushovers everywhere to show some backbone and stand up for themselves, the next part of the quote invites a more subtle reading. Continue reading “The True Seat of Mischief”