Have you ever wondered why Moses was allowed to walk into Pharaoh's palace, at will, without execution? The answer is Moses was a member of the royal family.
He was the "cousin" of Pharaoh, and Pharaoh could not kill Moses for good reason. It would lead to his own death. Pharaoh claimed he was god. Therefore all relatives held the same privilege. If he had killed Moses, Pharaoh would have jeopardized his own life.
When Roman generals realized the Caesars weren't gods, they began murdering one emperor after another. In one 50-year period, 20 men would sit on the throne but only one would die of natural causes.
Dictators always use superstition to enslave people. We're no different. We came close to assigning this role to the Bush and Clinton families.
Well, the dictator of North Korea is no different either. But he broke the rule last month when he had his brother poisoned by a Vietnamese agent. After his death in Malaysia, North Korea demanded Malaysia not perform an autopsy.
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We now know Kim's family are not gods. Though all his photos show him laughing and cavorting with soldiers and generals, undoubtedly he's terrified. China has cut off his coal supply, and warned the "boy" to behave. If history repeats itself, Kim is about to ascend into heaven if he doesn't get his act together.
Did I say heaven?