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Unreaching

The nature of a human being is to simply react, to throw back at others the medicine they mete out to you. This is what Rava, the Babylonian Jewish sage, would advise: Ignore the urge to return bad with bad, hurt with hurt, scorn with scorn —and the heavenly court will ignore your scorning, your…
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The Alef of Purpose

...at first, the Creation required a protective shell. If the light from beyond, boundless and all-embracing, were to enter, there would be no distinction between good and evil. All would be the same before such light, and nothing at all would matter. But when the Torah was given, the purpose of all things was revealed.…
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