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Fortunate are you, in seeking the highest purpose. Actually when you asked it you were attaining it. Because the essence is the will, as explained below; therefore aspiring toward the highest purpose is the essence of the highest purpose. Each person should aspire to serve Hashem and should make choices according to his soul and circumstances. Thus R' ...


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Our goal is to get back to Gan Eden before sin to the wholesome one soul which was shattered, and to get that is to infuse materialism within spirituality. Reference is Juggler and King Chapter 19 titled The Blocked Entrance.


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All these answer represent different facets, aspects, perspectives, etc. Explaining life can be divided into many dual categories for the purpose of dialectics. The first thing I was taught in yeshivah was to be mesudar.1 There is the external purpose of life and the internal meaning to that purpose of life. We know already Hashem’s purpose and meaning of ...


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Rambam refers explicitly to Epicurus’ views a number of times in his Guide of the Perplexed: On the eternity of atoms (I 73): These atoms, they believe, are not, as was supposed by Epicurus and other Atomists numerically constant: but are created anew whenever it pleases the Creator: their annihilation is therefore not impossible. On the non-existence of G-...


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There seem to be quite a handful of 'fascinating' things which happen immediately after death. The first step may be the Michtav Me'Eliyahu who explains that the Satan has one final test where he makes it appear that there is nothing after death. You thought there was an Almighty, Torah, and Olam Haba?! No, it's all darkness! Rav Dessler explains that it's a ...


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