To this doorkeeper there comes a man from the country and prays for admittance to the Law. But the doorkeeper says that he cannot grant admittance at the moment.

from Franz Kafka – Before the Law on Rap Genius


The man wants access to something real, ineffable, and seemingly difficult to access

What is “the Law”? Justice? Truth? Power? Some legible rules about how to live? It’s not entirely clear

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