Category Archives: Social Issues

Creating We-ness

Interesting that this post sounds similar to the previous one, even though the previous one was not written yesterday. These are some thoughts jotted down, in a raw state (since I’m giving myself permission to write in that way these … Continue reading

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Which is the higher value?

I have been pondering the question of why most Israelis were in favor of the terrorist murderers in exchange for hostage deal even though most Israelis surveyed also thought the country would be less safe as a result. Here for … Continue reading

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How am I supposed to feel?

This past summer I watched as American society was glued to their TV sets watching the case of Casey Anthony, a mother accused of murdering her two-year-old child. When the sentence was read out on the radio I listened together … Continue reading

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Seeing deeply takes thinking deeply

I was listening to my daughter going over her history homework yesterday. She reviewed the period of 1933-1938 in Germany and said that there were three groups of Jews. The Reform thought they should stay in Germany because they felt … Continue reading

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Why we need God to have peace between people

Peace is the road leading to God and God is the road leading to peace. If reality doesn’t bear this out it’s because the world doesn’t yet know God. For the purpose of this article assume that God is absolute … Continue reading

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Integrated by halacha

(Fifth in a series summarizing the book Halachic Man) In the next section of the book Halachic Man the unifying theme seems to be that halacha integrates halachic man. The split personality that plagues human-kind is absent. There is no … Continue reading

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Biology promotes morality

I want to start by sharing with you a great post titled Atheist Morality. In the spirit of atheists taking a ride on the back of a moral-based society (the point taken in said post), I don’t mind taking a … Continue reading

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