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comment Is an asexual person obligated in Pru Urvu?
@Malper: I spent a fair bit of time doing research towards my first comment. I'm no longer sure I should have done so, considering that the question wasn't even a practical question in the first place.
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comment Is an asexual person obligated in Pru Urvu?
@Malper: Here, please only ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face. Chatty, open-ended questions diminish the usefulness of the site and push other questions off the front page. Jessamyn adds, "it's okay to ask a sort of philosophical question as long as you explain who you are and why you're asking, what problem of your own you're trying to solve with this information". -1, though if you explain why you asked, I may reconsider.
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comment Is an asexual person obligated in Pru Urvu?
Good question. Still, +0: we need more information about the person you're asking about. 1. Are they married or single? 2. Does their lack of sexual desire cause marked distress or interpersonal difficulty? (If so, it may not be simple "asexuality": it may actually be hypoactive sexual desire disorder or another diagnosable sexual disorder. Possible treatments may include couples therapy, sensate focus therapy, medication, and/or others. Here where I live, health insurance covers all sorts of sexual matters.) 3. Are they reluctant to consult a doctor and to consult a rabbi? 4. If so, why?
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comment How do you quit a pornography habit?
@Avi: A) Kitzur Shulchan Aruch chapter 151 (available online in English and Hebrew) lists a whole slew of suggestions for avoiding masturbation. Yes, the matter's somewhat psychology-related, but the author decided to discuss it anyway. So, too, we sometimes discuss similar matters here. B) Plus, I suspect that this question falls neatly into the 6th category of questions that are on-topic here: those about "general knowledge (science, etc.) as it relates directly to Jewish life and learning".
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comment While playing a computer game, may I “worship” one of the game's “gods” to help me win?
@yoel: A) Please see the answer to "I suspect I must do something, but don't want to. Must I check into the halacha?". Does it make sense here too? B) Also, mind to please upvote that question? :)
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revised How do you quit a pornography habit?
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revised Where can I find the Rif's commentary on tractate Niddah?
clarified per Seth J's comment
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comment Why is the Rif's digest of tractate Niddah hidden in tractate Shevuos?
+1. But didn't he know that would make things more confusing for readers of his digest (Sefer HaHalachos)?
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comment Where can I find the Rif's commentary on tractate Niddah?
Related question: Why is the Rif's digest of tractate Niddah hidden in tractate Shevuos?
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asked Why is the Rif's digest of tractate Niddah hidden in tractate Shevuos?
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revised Where can I find the Rif's commentary on tractate Niddah?
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