Monthly Archives: May, 2017

Meat taken from a living animal and “there aught to be a law”

Every now and again, I like to think about one of the seven laws, go through its basic principles and just revise that law. By “revise,” I mean the sort of revising someone does to prepare for an exam, looking through previous notes to absorb and retain info. So first I’ll write down what I …

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Manchester: The stone cold truth (about my opinion)

If you came here looking for some insight or inside information about a recent murder-by-bomb that occurred, you’ve come to the wrong place. This ain’t about that. No, this is something more personal. Just my own thoughts about my distance from what happened and my views on the aftermath. Let’s get the obvious out of …

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My loneliness

I’m a person who has rejected the claims of Jesus’ messiahship, but very often the people I end up being around are devout christians.  I’m against the modern governments of the world including the government of the land I live in. I have serious misgivings about the morality of its existence and the acts necessary …

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As a high priest

Adapted from the words of Abby Sookraj, someone I consider to be righteous lady of virtue. A ger, that is someone who has fully naturalised and become an Torah observant Jew, should not feel they are less Jewish than a native Jew despite their non-Jewish ancestry.  Similarly, Gentiles who actively study & observe the 7 …

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Moral responsibility – by Robert Higgs

I’m sharing the contents of this facebook post by Robert Higgs. It has some insights about culpability for crimes that I think is useful in any discourse about justice. The words that follow are his words not mine. ———————- Commentary on some of my recent posts about moral responsibility — as between policy makers and …

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It’s a shame …

So I heard a conversation, a meeting, where statements were made which were significantly disappointing to me. In this meeting, a gentile said that his rabbi had taught him that the seven laws were those laws which were imposed upon “slaves” that the Jews had captured. This was said in a derogatory sense, more associated …

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Strawman fallacy: Because you only keep seven …

It’s important to state from the start that this is not aimed at a certain faction or even a certain individual. This is about a terrible idea which I thought was only in the mind of false teachers like Asher Meza. But unfortunately both the teaching and some specific wording has been found in the …

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