Different Teaching Strategies For Different Empires

"...the shrewd Persians have a law that on the death of their king they must practice lawlessness for the next five days...in order to learn by experience what lawlessness is...so that they may become more trusty guardians of their kings."

Sextus Empiricus

Stated another way: You don't know what you've got until you lose it.

Or: You're gonna love me when I'm gone.

And: Wait til your father comes home.

No? Maybe not.

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