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Do you hit your children, and why/why not?

Heck yeah!
11 (14.1%)
Never!
15 (19.2%)
I try not to but when they really get crazy...
9 (11.5%)
Only for Chinuch or life threatening situations.
33 (42.3%)
I don't but my spouse does.
1 (1.3%)
You mean people still do this? *shocked*
9 (11.5%)

Total Members Voted: 78

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Re: Do you hit your kids?
« Reply #240 on: February 20, 2014, 10:33:19 AM »
Anyone here smarter than the smartest man that ever lived?
יסר בנך ויניחך ויתן מעדנים לנפשך
משלי: כט יז
Does יסר mean hit or chastise?
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Re: Do you hit your kids?
« Reply #241 on: February 20, 2014, 10:33:53 AM »
Does יסר mean hit?
Well the Gemara in Makos translates it that way

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Re: Do you hit your kids?
« Reply #242 on: February 20, 2014, 12:21:45 PM »
Well the Gemara in Makos translates it that way
Well that's apropos...
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Re: Do you hit your kids?
« Reply #243 on: February 20, 2014, 12:30:22 PM »
Well the Gemara in Makos translates it that way
That gemara (CMIIM) says you should hit your kids even when they're good (ala spare the rod spoil the child)
If you don't care why would you comment?
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Re: Do you hit your kids?
« Reply #244 on: February 20, 2014, 12:50:41 PM »
Damn... There is no way to change your vote after submitting!! :)

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Re: Do you hit your kids?
« Reply #245 on: February 20, 2014, 01:50:43 PM »

Damn... There is no way to change your vote after submitting!! :)
Which way did you change it?
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Re: Do you hit your kids?
« Reply #246 on: February 20, 2014, 04:18:25 PM »
Anyone here smarter than the smartest man that ever lived?
יסר בנך ויניחך ויתן מעדנים לנפשך
משלי: כט יז

I mean, do we say he was the smartest man until his time, or even after? Or maybe even until that chazal was written.

Do you think chazal were attesting there would never be anyone smarter? (eg henche)

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Re: Do you hit your kids?
« Reply #247 on: February 20, 2014, 04:37:21 PM »
I mean, do we say he was the smartest man until his time, or even after? Or maybe even until that chazal was written.

Do you think chazal were attesting there would never be anyone smarter? (eg henche)
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Re: Do you hit your kids?
« Reply #248 on: February 20, 2014, 04:41:19 PM »
PSA: some may miss the sarcasm
What sarcasm?
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Re: Do you hit your kids?
« Reply #249 on: February 20, 2014, 04:56:40 PM »
PSA: some may miss the sarcasm
You mean Henche isn't smarter?
Curiosity made the cat smarter.