Once again during my search for wonderful things to explain my Life's Knowledge, I found this for you.
When I called this page
Life Knowledge I must say I wondered what
on Earth I would put on it. It turns out that there
are many different things, from funnies to serious,
poetic to classic, all of them damn
strange though it may seem, many of them come from
my friends, sent in a dreaded long mail type
thingy. This one however came from friends of mine
who work on different news magazines that I
subscribe to. It wont be to every-bodies
taste as its five minutes which are mainly the
thought of a little child, who as you all know I
dedicate my three other websites. I don't
really care if this upsets people, I just hope you
will watch it and maybe shed a tear. Yours
Can anyone please explain
to the World, that bullets and
make for a peaceful
the Orthodox Rabbi: Jewish Beliefs and
What does Torah teach
about the conscience? Should I let my conscience be
Humans are like God in
the sense that we
have free will. Free will does not mean picking
chocolate over vanilla. That's
simply a preference, just as a cow chooses to eat
hay instead of grass.
"free will" refers to the type of decision which is
uniquely human: a moral choice,
to do right or wrong. This stems from the divine
soul that is unique to all human
There are times when
you know objectively that something is good for
you, but your physical desires get in the way and
distort your outlook. The animal
soul within us wants to choose the easy path, which
may not be the morally correct
choice. Sometimes we can actually hear ourselves
fighting it out.
What does Judaism
say about war, violence and peace?
Sometimes war is
necessary. Judaism teaches the supreme value of
life, yet we're not pacifists.
Wiping out evil is also part of justice. As Rashi
explains (Deut. 20:12), dangerous
disputes must be resolved. Because if you choose to
leave evil alone – it will
eventually attack you.
The reality is
that war makes one callous and
cruel. Therefore, since God Himself has commanded
the Jews to rid the Land of evil,
God likewise promises the soldiers that they will
retain their compassionate nature.
In the words of our parsha: “God will have
compassion on you, and reverse any
display of anger that might have existed" (Deut.
blessings from Jerusalem,
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