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#1 David

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Posted 04 July 2016 - 03:54 PM

One of my favorite quotes is:

"Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain."
(Mit der Dummheit kaempfen Goetter selbst vergebens.)
by Friedrich Schiller (a German non-Jew)

Is it wrong for a Jew to repeat this quote?

Possible issues:
The quote could be interpreted as idolatrous, suggesting the existence of multiple deities ("the gods themselves").
The quote could be interpreted as saying that G-d is not omnipotent ("contend in vain").

#2 Reverse Karma

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Posted 04 July 2016 - 05:29 PM

hm


"You people are freaks." Milton

"It should be assur to hold onto a pole on the subway, because it might lead to pole dancing." Warren

"Clearly one should wash and say hamotzi on bread before partaking of Peanut M&Ms." Bezalel

"Keep your friends close, your enemies closer, and your country's flag in your pants. Isnt' that how the saying goes?"
Mustache_Marvin

"I think frummies should videotape sex with their wives and send them to the rabbis for a ruling if they are doing anything inappropriate." Indigo




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