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Daily Thought
Our world today is built upon the foundations of two similar cultures: the Jewish and the Greek. Both treasured the world of ideas. Yet, to this day, they represent two worldviews, still locked in battle. To this day, we struggle: Does human dignity mean that our minds are the measure of all things? Or does it mean to be in the divine image, inextricably bound up with the Infinite that lies beyond the mind? The Greeks reached the pinnacle of intellect at their time. Their ideal was a world built upon the human mind. But the Jewish people had experienced a deeper reality, indescribable and...
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