Hidden secrets about creation

By |2013-06-06T07:24:24-07:00June 6th, 2013|Thoughts|

                                                                                                    By Israel Drazin   There are significant interpretations of Genesis that many people do not know. This is do in part because much scriptural material is obscure or at best ambiguous. This is not [...]

The Secret of the Book of Esther

By |2012-06-26T06:35:23-07:00June 26th, 2012|Thoughts|

                                                                                                                                                             By Israel Drazin   The Book of Esther is one of the twenty-four books of the Hebrew Bible. Curiously, God is not mentioned in this volume of Scripture and there is [...]

People should be reasonable, not moral

By |2012-05-22T04:43:18-07:00May 22nd, 2012|Philosophy, Thoughts|

                                                                                                                                                                By Israel Drazin   In my discussion on “Are intelligent people moral,” I wrote that Moses Maimonides (1138-1204) taught in his Guide of the Perplexed 1:2 that people should work to develop [...]

Maimonides teaches that intellectuals should not be moral

By |2012-05-03T10:33:05-07:00February 18th, 2011|Philosophy, Thoughts|

An Intelligent Person is not Moral                                                                                                       By Israel Drazin       Morals are rules of proper conduct, what is good and what is bad. They inform people how to live a proper and safe [...]