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the purpose of nature is to provide a misleading appearance that the world carries itself. Therefore, when nature was created, with it came the loopholes for interpreting the world according to the view that the universe always carried itself. Even though, it was 5 minutes old, Adam looked like a 30 year old man. Likewise, the light from stars millions of ...


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Mosquitoes exist to feed the bats. All animals have a place in the food-chain.


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Yishai left a comment with a link to an article, in which the Lubavitcher Rebbe remarks that the mosquito is a creature that only takes, and doesn't give.... The mosquito does serve somewhat as a giver, the Rebbe explained. Its contribution is the lesson it provides for us. The mosquito is the one who teaches us the very concept that to be a G-dly ...


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This is adressed in the Tiferes Yisroel on Avos, ch. 4 mishna 3, oisios 20 & 21. The mishna says ואל תהי מפליג מכל דבר, don't be seperated from anything. The T.Y. explains this to mean not to question any of Hashems creations and to assume there is a good reason for them, even if we don't know the reason. He singles out the fly the gnat and snakes and ...


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This question was the root of an argument between Dr. Schroeder and Rabbi Slifkin. Dr. Schroeder insists (in his book Genesis and the Big Bang, and in many public lectures) that the order of creation in the Torah is meant to be taken chronologically and is correct. He explained the flying creatures which existed before the land animals to be referring to ...


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Science proves nothing concrete re: creation because no scientist was there to observe, repeat, falsify. If you examine fossils you find that there is not a strict order of their appearance worldwide. It appears a lot of water was instrumental in drowning a lot of living things including plants - not strictly in accordance with text books. Suggest each one ...


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Rashi explains that man was created by Gcd collection ground from all over the world, forming it into the shape of man and then breathing life into it. Hence in Genesis 2:7 it says And the Lord G-d formed man of the dust of the ground - dust from all over the world. In Genesis 2:19 And out of the ground the Lord G-d formed every beast of the field teaches ...


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I just want to know the difference between "the dust of the ground" and "the ground" in Hebrew, and if is two different words that are used and what they are. Here, "of the dust of the ground" is "עָפָר מִן הָאֲדָמָה", but the first "of" is implied, so "the dust of the ground" is "עָפָר מִן הָאֲדָמָה". And, in verse 19, "the ground" is "הָאֲדָמָה".


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R' Moshe Chaim Luzzato, in Derech Hashem 1:5:1, discusses several types of spiritual creations. One of them is angels. Another type is "Kochos" which could be translated as "Forces." The truth is, as defined by R' Luzzato, a spiritual creation is anything which cannot be sensed by physical senses. חלקי כלל הבריאה שנים, גשמיים ורוחניים...הרוחניים, הם ...


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Those are examples of personification. Personification is a figure of speech in which a thing, an idea, or an animal is given human attributes. . . [T]his literary device helps us relate actions of inanimate objects to our own emotions. From http://literarydevices.net/personification



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