Other Tines on the Fork

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  1. ח׳ בניסן תשס״ז – Mon, Mar 26, 2007

    […] [Note (2007): I would now categorize the Ramchal differently. He describes a pursuit of  temimus, but a tamim person is defined entirely in terms of closeness to G-d. See “Other Tines on the Fork“. I would consider his view a synthesis that was perhaps similar to that of Navardok Mussar, but not followed today.] On the other hand, equally well represented (for example, the opening of the Kuzari) presents man’s quest as “sheleimus ha’adam“, the completion of man. “Veheyei tamim“. Man’s goal is to strive for self-perfection. […]

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