Qualifying

He raised his hands saying: ‘my nation’ and he wept

Despite the many variables that exist in life, there are some constants that never change.  Everyone who has a long-life must grow old and weaker; everyone who is born must eventually die.  Despite having free-will and the ability of discerning choice, even here, there are constants that never change.  No one has a choice over the land in which they are born, who their parents are; what ethnicity their ancestry descends