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comment Intentions of chesed
@user6591 what do you mean then by "To focus on the recipient?" Godly intentions are "to serve God" as explained there and at length in the 3rd gate of the book
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revised In Rambam's negative theology, why are G-d's attributes of action considered something that we can know about G-d?
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comment In Rambam's negative theology, why are G-d's attributes of action considered something that we can know about G-d?
cars, rocks are created things like us so we can relate to them and grasp them to some extent due to their being similar to us somewhat. but we cannot say this for God
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answered In Rambam's negative theology, why are G-d's attributes of action considered something that we can know about G-d?
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comment Is reading normal practical books about Judaism considered “Torah Studying”?
how about just asking what constitutes torah study
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revised How did the Jewish people understand and make sense of the destruction of the Second Temple?
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answered How did the Jewish people understand and make sense of the destruction of the Second Temple?
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comment Are there poskim who sanction using nedarim today
ah sorry for not being clear enough. thanks for your answer
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comment Are there poskim who sanction using nedarim today
like i said addiction to pornography is so bad for one religiously that i suspect they would be highly lenient. cant really learn from there to other places like quitting smoking for example
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answered Do the actions of animals have moral value?
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comment Are there poskim who sanction using nedarim today
because people addicted to pornography are in a kind of spiritual pikuach nefesh. i'm looking for less extreme cases.
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comment Are there poskim who sanction using nedarim today
@Daniel those haskomos are not specifically on the nedarim. more like generally on what they are doing. also here are their 12 steps guardyoureyes.com/the-12-steps dont see nedarim openly. its an obscure part of their site
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comment Are there poskim who sanction using nedarim today
@Shalom does that mean that if it worked R.Schachter would say it is good what he did?
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revised Definition of the term “Talmud” in the phrase “Talmud Torah”
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comment Definition of the term “Talmud” in the phrase “Talmud Torah”
shouldnt it be called limud torah?
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comment man and woman in the 'eyes' of G-d
if anything women are more easily hurt than men
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asked Are there poskim who sanction using nedarim today
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revised Intentions of chesed
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answered Does Judaism encourage secular learning?
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comment Does Judaism encourage secular learning?
this was ~1000 years ago. the trials of the generation have changed