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Rava (Bavli 12) sees it in 1:9, which says Vashti made a party for women in the king's home: he says she must have made it there rather than in her own home because she intended sin [presumably lewd intermingling].


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Part 1: Tov can mean complete: Onkelos to the verse לא טוב היות האדם לבדו translates טוב as תקין - prepared or set up. Man is not complete when he is alone. The Torah describes (Shemos 2:2) that when Moshe was born, his mother saw that he was טוב. One understanding of the Medrash (Tanchuma 58:5) is that she saw that he was born circumcised. I think the ...


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[NOTE: The implications of what is expressed below are vast. It is a central concept in an entire position of hashqafah. As such, it will beg more questions than it answers. However, it is simply not possible in the space of an answer here to express it all adequately - to do so could fill volumes. So, please relate to following as a piece of a much larger ...


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The Maharal in many places describes tov in terms of existence, and ra in terms of absence (העדר).


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I heard that someone who calls for judgement on another, is himself subject to the force of judgement. So permitted or not, it's not a good idea. There are other ways of helping yourself feel better: try learning Torah, exercising, or posting on Mi Yodeya.



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