Augustine's Rule Chap 8.5

Should anyone conceal a gift bestowed upon him he shall be judged guilty of theft.

Begs for an ontology of gifts. They are concealable. Not necessarily so. Gifts unbestowed are not yet open to concealment. There is a greater evil concealed in the rule. Bestow: to confer, to devote. To burden without consent?

The to-be-given has to be carved out of the continuum. The having-been-given will return to that continuum. Theft is an interruption. Or it is experienced as so.

And so for day 152