Although there exist thousands of species of shrimp worldwide, only around 20 of these species are commercially significant.
Neither Saul nor those who had known him; would ever have guessed that he would advocate for the faith that he had once sought to destroy.
Minority groups cannot holistically and unequivocally be portrayed or seen as marginalised groups, even if their rights are not protected under the law. All minority groups that I can think of have made significant contributions to their own respective societies.
The Israelites had lived a life where they were vexed and oppressed. They were being called to remember their own bitter experiences in Egypt and show mercy to the disadvantaged.
To the Ancient Egyptians, the monarchy was a divine institution. It embodied the very concept of Ma'at without which the world would plunge into chaos.
Those who found themselves wronged could lay their complaints before Ra or Ptah with the faith that he would see that justice was done; for he was deemed to be a fair and incorruptible judge.
In ancient Egypt, the people who executed these menial jobs sustained the government and the government reciprocated.
If any system--or leader--fails to give people the opportunity to improve their lives; revolt and revolution will always be a real prospect and possibility.
To remain hopeful about the future, the goals we have must be aligned with the future that we are longing to construct, to create and to consolidate.
When creating a future is more important than settling a past, forgetting has always been the answer. But when aspects of the past reemerge from their burial grounds, the past may well seek a hearing and a resolution.