Monday, August 8, 2016

Secular Humanism

לזכות ר' נח בן חיה ליבא לבריאות השלמה!!

These atheists go around and talk about secular ethics. It is all bunk. If there is no G-d that one feels he must answer to then he can easily turn into a wild animal. We have seen it time and again. 

There's a famous passage from “The Grand Inquisitor” section of Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov in which Ivan Karamazov claims that if God does not exist, then everything is permitted. If there is no God, then there are no rules to live by, no moral law we must follow; we can do whatever we want.

Believing in G-d is not just a theological issue but has grave moral implications as well. 

Li-havdil, the Rav ztz"l from his notebooks from his period in Boisk: