3‘We have fasted before you!’ they say.‘Why aren’t you impressed?We have been very hard on ourselves,and you don’t even notice it!’“I will tell you why!” I respond.“It’s because you are fasting to please yourselves.Even while you fast,you keep oppressing your workers.

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