Your dharma made you associate with evil people and that is why your dharma could not protect you. My dharma made me stand with the truth. I stood for my principles and I stood on the side of righteousness.
A fair estimation of Manu is only possible when comparatively estimated from the vantage point overlooking the social position of the marginalized in ancient and medieval cultures across the world.
February 9, 2021 Saurav Basu