Wednesday, October 27, 2010
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The reality of the world is not from the world itself, but from the fact that the world has a Creator.
A table is set in a room, and we don't move it, not because of the table itself, but because someone placed it in that situation.
Torah contains the ablility to purify.
How does one distinguish, that which is authentic torah teaching from that which is not?
Is there a limit to interpretation?
There is a spirit of torah that directs one as to what is authentic.
Torah is not limited to chochmah – it has a hidden essence that is not expressed that enables birurim.
This corresponds to the “mem” and the “samech” that are in the tablets. They were miracle letters – their centers just hovered.
They correspond to 2 types of makif – that of the direct light and of the reflected light.
Chochmah and sechel, no matter how well presented is based on a perception of reality – this is the makif of ohr yashar (direct light).
... וחיי עולם