Price of morality
> It is definitely harder to stay on the high moral ground in our work and life nowadays
off the mistress is: “He’s not as rich as you think.”
Meanwhile, a reader wrote in with a story about possibly the least moral job of the year.
Most matchmakers offer to find ‘that special someone’ for single people, but Azad Chaiwala’s firm offers to find that ‘second special someone’ for men who come from cultures that allow multiple wives.
It’s a bit risky, since he works from the UK, where polygamy is illegal.
Azad claims to be a moralist, arguing that polygamy is more moral than having love affairs.
This is a bit like saying robbing old people is okay because robbing children is worse. I guess in truth, it is harder to be moralistic now than it used to be.
If sexting US politician Anthony Weiner lived in 1600, he would have had to commission artists to do oil portraits of him in his underpants and then have footmen hand-carry them to the fathers of girls he liked.
All too much like hard work. Much better to live on a mountain and think about the meaning of life, right?