From The Chronicles of New York City by JR

Man is the playground for the unpredictable emergence and multiplication of needs.

These words of Abraham Joshua Heschel echoed as I looked at my pile of laundry this morning and wondered at the tremendous amount of clothes I own. In the bible a set of clothes was one of a person’s most valuable possessions.

We usually fail to discern between authentic and artificial needs” Heschel continues…