Many readers may be aware that it is currently the holiday of Chanukkah. And maybe you know that during this holiday, the Jewish people light a menorah (candelabra) with eight candles to remind us of a miracle: in ancient times, there was only enough oil to light a lamp for one day, but the oil…
for a long time i said that antisemitism, particularly on the american left, was not as bad as people claimed.
i'd like to just state that i was totally wrong.
i still don't understand it, really. or know what to do about it.
but it is so fucked.
— Sam Altman (@sama) December 8, 2023
(Apropos The Lesson and the value of free speech; see “Moral Rot”: Rude Awakenings, Lessons, and Being Not Sure How to Cope.)