In this article, the author establishes the Gresham-Broshi Law, which asserts that false, sensational and “light” pseudo-information tends to drive genuine, serious and good information out of circulation.
Like other sages of his time, Jesus demanded his disciples’ total commitment. They were to put the “kingdom of Heaven” (Jesus’ band of full-time disciples) before all else. They were to “hate,” that is, put second, father, mother, wife, children, brothers, sisters, and themselves, as well (Luke 14:26). Following Jesus to learn Torah from him was to take precedence over every other endeavor.