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    When a rich man’s dog died, everyone commiserated. When a poor man lost his mother, no one noticed.
    Punjabi proverb, trans. by Gurinder Singh Mann.

    The proverb warns that “You should not bite the hand that feeds you.” But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself.
    Thomas Szasz (b. 1920)