Monica found Levinas life-changing. I find Levinas inscrutable. Monica recommends his books "Nine Talmudic Questions" and "Difficult Freedom." Full video here.
I’m not complaining. I think it’s cool. It means I have to make fewer decisions. I have fewer options. I’m a drop in the rain, just a number not a name. And you don’t see it. You don’t believe it. … Continue reading
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Reading "Moses as Political Leader" today, I was struck by these paragraphs on page 11 and their message for my life: Consider the ordeal of the moral leader. People of conscience (for example, Moses at the burning bush) often wonder … Continue reading
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