1,557 reputation
419
bio website lxr.linux.no
location Jerusalem, Israel
age 37
visits member for 2 years, 2 months
seen Feb 26 at 19:02

I'm a self taught programmer whose taken a break to go back to school and study Software Engineering.

וישמע משה ויפל על-פניו -- And when Moses heard it, he fell upon his face.

The truth of a fact can only be proved by a fact, not by reasons or reasoning. Reasons and reasoning can establish its probability or its necessity but can never prove its actuality. The veracity of a messenger can only be proved by his sender, the sending of Moses only by God himself. That is why no word of an answer from Moses himself could refute the accusation of Korach. If God would not consider it right to confirm the veracity of his being commissioned by God, in face of this denial of it, then his mission was at its end -- ויפל על פניו.

Rav Samson Raphael Hirsch, Parshat Korach

I wish I had God's PGP Key.


1,557 Reputation

5 Feb 2
-2 Feb 1
10 Jan 28
10 Jan 16
0 Jan 6
20 Jan 1
10 Dec 29 '14
10 Dec 24 '14
10 Dec 15 '14
20 Dec 11 '14
-2 Dec 8 '14
8 Dec 7 '14
10 Nov 30 '14
5 Nov 21 '14
5 Nov 17 '14
10 Nov 16 '14
28 Nov 13 '14
50 Nov 12 '14
25 Nov 9 '14
8 Oct 30 '14
22 Oct 29 '14
5 Oct 28 '14
55 Oct 27 '14
10 Oct 24 '14
20 Oct 19 '14
20 Oct 18 '14
25 Oct 13 '14
10 Oct 12 '14
10 Oct 11 '14
55 Oct 8 '14