With all of the flack regarding being "my brother's keeper" and loving my neighbor as myself it occurred to me that these are two entirely different schools of thought. If I love my neighbor as myself I treat him/her as an equal, as someone with a free will, as I would want to be treated. Yes, I look out for the person and help however I can. But I would not compel him/her to purchase something that he/she does not want even if I felt that it was for the person's own good. If I am someone's "keeper" I have sovereignty over that person, as a zookeeper has sovereignty over the animals, as a despot has sovereignty over his subjects. My "brother" has no free will, or at least is not given the opportunity to exercise it. As his "keeper", I know what's best for my "brother" and he does not.
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