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 See the Introduction to the Sefer "Dor Revii'" By Rav Moshe Shmuel Glasner, and in there he discusses the concept of "natural law". ועוד תדע דבכל דברים המאוסים שנפשו של אדם קצה בהם, אפילו לא היה התורה אסרתן׳ היה האדם העובר ואכלן יותר מתועב ממי שעובר על לאו מפורש בתורה כי כל מה שנתקבל בעיני בני אדם הנאורים לתועבה אפילו איני מפורש בתורה לאיסור, ...


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Something written can often times be more misinterpreted than something said, but the situations are different. In a case of he said she said, you are arguing over what was said or heard and you don't have the source to verify, except you do because you can call that person and ask. With a written document, you have the source, and no one disputes what's ...


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The one aspect of this quote which I can point to in Chazzal is the fact that Hashem will punish the child for his fathers sins when the child continues in his fathers ways. This is found in Brachos 7a and Sanhedrin 27b. The explenation given כי עוון של דורות חמור יותר מעוון של פרט אחד does not appear there. In fact by reading the gemara in Sanhedrin and ...


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If you need a source within Avoth, perhaps the author meant an interpretation of 5:2: עשרה דורות מאדם ועד נח. להודיע כמה ארך אפים לפניו. שכל הדורות היו מכעיסין ובאין עד שהביא עליהם את מי המבול namely, that the individual generations did not merit destruction; only when 10 successive generations continued with the same sin did the world merit ...


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During last Shabbat's Pirkei Avot shiur in my shul, my rav cited something from Knesset Yisra'el (B"N, this Shabbat, when I see him, I will ask him to locate the exact place, so I can edit it, here. If someone else finds it, feel free to edit.) that says that since Pirkei Avot is a unique tractate in that it focuses on ethics and proper moral behavior, ...



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