Step up. Do it because it is the necessary thing. Don't stop when this stage is done. There's untold damage being done, and, as Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav taught long ago: "If you believe you can corrupt, believe you can heal."
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The New York Review of Books
by Philip Roth.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,
140 pp., $22.00
One of the ...
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