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I'm going to try to make an index of the questions and answers here. I'm thinking of writing a short summary of the question/topic then writing the reply number, date, author (in case someone deletes a post it should still be findable). And writing locations of relevant replies on that question.

Question 1- Why did Hashem want to create the world? (Reply #1, 8/29/17, Starstruck)

See reply #78 8/31/17 churnbabychurn. #26 8/30/17 chbochur. #53 8/30/17 starstruck. #65 8/30/17 chbochur.

Question 2 - Why does beis din have to give punishments, can't Hashem give it? (#77 8/31/17 starstruck)

See reply #99 9/01/17 zh Cohen. #147 9/06/17 starstruck.

Question 3 - Why isn't there a sefeika d'yoma by Yom Kippur (but by Sukkos there is)? (#88 9/01/17 Dan)

See pages 7,8,9,10

Question 4 - Why is it נוח לו לאדם שלא נברא יותר משנברא if the whole purpose of the world is to be meitiv? ( #112 9/01/17 chbochur)

See #146 9/05/17 aygart and quoted conversations.


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Re: Jewish Philosophy
« Reply #90 on: September 01, 2017, 02:11:23 AM »
Why is there no sefeika deyoma for yom kippur?
Why is there sefeika deyoma nowadays (I guess with the exception of Rosh Hashanah)?
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Re: Jewish Philosophy
« Reply #91 on: September 01, 2017, 02:17:16 AM »
Why is there no sefeika deyoma for yom kippur?
Why is there sefeika deyoma nowadays (I guess with the exception of Rosh Hashanah)?
Why is this thread going off topic?

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Re: Jewish Philosophy
« Reply #92 on: September 01, 2017, 02:19:44 AM »
Why is this thread going off topic?
Off topic is on topic.

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Re: Jewish Philosophy
« Reply #93 on: September 01, 2017, 02:54:08 AM »
Why does a frog lose his tail?
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Re: Jewish Philosophy
« Reply #94 on: September 01, 2017, 05:24:34 AM »
Why does a frog lose his tail?
Young tadpoles and grasshoppers have to grow up.
Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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Re: Jewish Philosophy
« Reply #95 on: September 01, 2017, 08:22:14 AM »
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Re: Jewish Philosophy
« Reply #96 on: September 01, 2017, 08:23:40 AM »
Why is there no sefeika deyoma for yom kippur?
Since the days of Ezra Elul  has not been miubar
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Re: Jewish Philosophy
« Reply #97 on: September 01, 2017, 08:28:24 AM »
Since the days of Ezra Elul  has not been miubar
Ma nafshoch, if they knew when YK is then how did they not know when Sukkos is?
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Re: Jewish Philosophy
« Reply #98 on: September 01, 2017, 08:29:02 AM »
Why is there sefeika deyoma nowadays (I guess with the exception of Rosh Hashanah)?
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Re: Jewish Philosophy
« Reply #99 on: September 01, 2017, 11:00:13 AM »
I thought of another question. Why are there any punishments from beis din shel maata? Can't Hashem take care of the rewards and punishments. Why does He need people to take care of the punishments?

1 - ה' in His great kindness allows us to partner with him in administering His justice. Being that the beis din is representing G-d, they can only punish when they are absolutely certain that the person is guilty just as He knows with certainty.

2 - Being that G-d's punishment is not always immediate, there are those that will not recognize that they will be punished for their actions which takes away the deterrence. Therefore Beis din must act.

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Re: Jewish Philosophy
« Reply #100 on: September 01, 2017, 11:03:42 AM »
How does that explain how they knew which day was YK?

It seems like the sfeika d'yoma was never enough of a reason to keep a second day when that would be sakonas nefoshois.

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Re: Jewish Philosophy
« Reply #101 on: September 01, 2017, 11:05:23 AM »
It seems like the sfeika d'yoma was never enough of a reason to keep a second day when that would be sakonas nefoshois.
How does that answer my question?
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Re: Jewish Philosophy
« Reply #102 on: September 01, 2017, 11:30:02 AM »
How does that answer my question?

For Yom Kippur they had no choice but to assume what day it was on (based on the information they had, they could probably make an educated guess). On Sukkos, there is no reason to rely on guesswork.

This is my understanding based solely on a quick reading of the text linked above.

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Re: Jewish Philosophy
« Reply #103 on: September 01, 2017, 12:29:59 PM »
What did they do if they found out they made YK the wrong day?
Make-up fast?
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Re: Jewish Philosophy
« Reply #104 on: September 01, 2017, 12:37:14 PM »
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