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    Parshas Shoftim: Shochad/Bribery

    In yesterday’s Parshas Hashavu’a, we read (Devorim 16:19) וְלֹֽא־תִקַּ֣ח שֹׁ֔חַד כִּ֣י הַשֹּׁ֗חַד יְעַוֵּר֙ עֵינֵ֣י חֲכָמִ֔ים וִֽיסַלֵּ֖ף דִּבְרֵ֥י צַדִּיקִֽם And you shall not take a bribe, for bribery blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous. The Torah tells us that a ...

    1984: It’s For Your Own Good

    Previously, we published an excerpt from 1984 which described how the fictitious character Winston was tortured by the communist state, in an effort to get him to believe that he must succumb to the beliefs of the state, even when they tell him that two plus ...

    1984: How Many Fingers Am I Holding Up?

    Previously, we introduced the classic 1984 work of George Orwell. Below is a shocking excerpt from the book: ‘Do you remember,’ he went on, ‘writing in your diary, ‘Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four’?’ ‘Yes,’ said Winston. O’Brien held up ...

    1984

    If you’ve never read the classic 1984 by George Orwell there’s no better time than now to do so. According to Wikipedia: Nineteen Eighty-Four: A Novel, often published as 1984, is a dystopian novel by English novelist George Orwell…Thematically, Nineteen Eighty-Four centres on the consequences of government over-reach, totalitarianism, mass surveillance, and repressive regimentation ...

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