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Essays and insights on the third chapter of Pirkei Avot -- Ethics of the Fathers.

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Have you ever felt totally eclipsed by someone else?
Ethics 3:1
Man turned away from G-d, searched for G-d, discovered truth, attained holiness. But the physical world had no part in this; it was just scenery, a backdrop painted with patches of withheld light, against which G-d/man saga played
Ethics 3:7
That question probably crosses the minds of millions of Americans as they scramble to meet the tax-filing deadline...
Ethics 3:15
If G-d "already" knows what I will do tomorrow, is not my freedom to choose nothing more than an illusion?
Ethics 3:17
Kant was certainly correct when he said that the essence of a moral judgment is that it is categorical. That, however, is not the end of the problem of understanding the basis of morality. In fact, it is just the beginning of the problem
Ethics of the Fathers is a tractate of the Mishna that details the Torah's views on ethics and interpersonal relationships. Enjoy insights, audio classes and stories on these fascinating topics.