After publishing “Apologizing for Amah Ha’ivriyah“, I realized it wasn’t clear enough.
Um, how do I say this? That happens more often than you think.
Please don’t interrupt.
“They hope you don’t notice how weak their points are” (in defending slavery) is not my own attack on Hilchos Avadim!
All I’m saying is the true weltanschauung of Torah rejects even such Enlightenment principles as universal suffrage and human rights, no matter how often these appear to match. The Jewish axiom is G-d, and we cannot have a useful dialogue with other, different views except in “rejection” and “clarification”.
What’s Weltish-thing? How does the verse suffer from age? And…