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Bava Kama 20

Free Britney

November 22, 2023

Today’s Talmud page, Bava Kama 20, continues the exploration of how animals should be treated, in the same way that so many of the recent pages have. In our modern times, we worry not about finding an ox in the road, or a chicken that breaks a vessel, but we do have celebrities. Tablet producer Courtney Hazlett joins us to delve into one particular celebrity, Britney Spears, who we as a culture have treated as poorly as those in the ancient world treated animals, choosing when and what they could eat, how they could live. We explore the way she has been treated by the population, and by those who put her under her conservatorship in the first place. Do we need a new moral contract on how we treat our celebrities? Listen and find out.

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Bava Kama 20
Free Britney
November 22, 2023
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