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"The markets of Jerusalem were destroyed three years prior" - people justified their evil actions with Halacha

The relevant piece of Talmud is from Bava Metzia 88a: מִפְּנֵי מָה חָרְבוּ חֲנוּיוֹת שֶׁל בֵּית הִינוֹ שָׁלֹשׁ שָׁנִים קוֹדֶם יְרוּשָׁלַיִם – מִפְּנֵי שֶׁהֶעֱמִידוּ דִּבְרֵיהֶם עַל דִּבְרֵי תוֹרָה. ...
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"The markets of Jerusalem were destroyed three years prior" - people justified their evil actions with Halacha

I haven't learned your sources inside, but from the eloquent way you've explained the question, I can take an educated guess at what the Rebbe means, if I may: Ramban brings a concept called נבל ברשות ...
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