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Clarity of Purpose: Freedom for What?

Part 2: 11 Nissan, 5741 · April 15, 1981

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Clarity of Purpose: Freedom for What?: Part 2: 11 Nissan, 5741 · April 15, 1981

The assassination attempt on President Reagan's life proves that poverty cannot be blamed as the true source of crime. Crime comes from a deeper source.
Crime & Criminal Justice, Education, Lubavitcher Rebbe
Clarity of Purpose: Freedom for What?
Part 2: 11 Nissan, 5741 · April 15, 1981
Disc 47, Program 187

Event Date: 11 Nissan 5741 - April 15, 1981

The assassination attempt on President Reagan's life proves that poverty cannot be blamed as the true source of crime. Crime comes from a deeper source.

Let us consider this country's educational philosophy: From day one it is made clear to the student that it is not the school's role to "trespass on his private life" and influence his character growth; rather he is taught to be an independent person, and that the school merely offers him the opportunity to accumulate knowledge. Any discussion of ethics is based upon "fear of the law" - that if he is fool enough to be caught breaking the law, he will be punished.

Teaching "morality" in this way undermines the focus and belief that above there is "an Eye that sees and an Ear that hears" all one’s actions. If the awareness of G-d would be properly instilled in the students, it would prove to be the most powerful deterrent from crime.

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Anonymous Melbourne, FL via jewishbrevard.com January 12, 2011

Freedom Of Speech For Terrorists Too We are willing to fight for our freedoms, so we must allow those who publicly announce the names of those they wish dead to enjoy such freedoms. We see Osama Bin Laden in the mountains of Pakistan, and we have no evidence that he ever actually killed another person, same as Sarah Palin in the mountains of Alaska, posing with her high powered weapons. They simply announce the names of their enemies, and if some lunatic acts upon it, it is only the one who performed the dirty work that has violated the law. Right? Reply

Carmen January 11, 2011

How right is the Rebbe! How right is the Rebbe! Reply

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