Why does Daniel walk away from Jesus at the beach?

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Shortly after entering Capernaum, Daniel visits the harbor where he is generously offered fish for breakfast by a young woman who asks if he has traveled to see the teacher. Daniel then turns and sees Jesus speaking to a group of fishermen on the shore. Daniel walks over to listen to Jesus' preaching and overhears Jesus saying that the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant who finds one pearl of great value, and sells everything he owns. While Jesus is speaking, Daniel sees two Roman soldiers standing amongst the crowd. He is disgusted at the sight of them and spits on the ground. Jesus continues to preach, and Daniel is outraged that he is standing close to the Roman soldiers. The presence of the Roman soldiers upset Daniel to the point that he walks away while Jesus continues to speak.

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