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Is a man not entitled to the sweat of his brow?
"No!' says the man in Washington, 'It belongs to the poor.' 'No!' says the man in the Vatican, 'It belongs to God.' 'No!' says the man in Moscow, 'It belongs to everyone.' I rejected those answers; instead, I chose something different. I chose the impossible. I chose... Rapture, a city where the artist would not fear the censor, where the scientist would not be bound by petty morality, Where the great would not be constrained by the small! And with the sweat of your brow, Rapture can become your city as well." "Can you smell it? Andrew Ryan!"
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"Sweat of the brow" awards copyright protection to a work without originality, but which requires diligence and hard work. A common example is an urtext edition of a classical… composer, which can take years of research and erudite editing, but ultimately only produce what the composer originally intended. "Sweat of the brow" is not upheld in the US; it is not included in UK law, but has been upheld in court. (MORE)
In The Bible
Genesis 3:19 By the sweat of your face You will eat bread, Till you return to the ground, Because from it you were taken; For you are dust, And to dust you shall return."
Sweat of Your Brow was created on 2005-06-22.
In The Bible
No. Genesis 3:17-19 might seem to imply that God punished Adam andEve for their rebellion by putting the burden of work on them. Whencondemning those first humans, God said to… Adam: "In the sweat ofyour face you will eat bread until you return to the ground." Wasthat a blanket condemnation of work? No. Rather, because of Adam and Eve's unfaithfulness, extension ofthe Edenic Paradise would not happen then and there. The groundcame under God's curse. Sweat and toil were required for a personto eke out a living from the soil. (Romans 8:20, 21) (MORE)