This series of shiurim was given on Tuesday nights in Y.U. in 5759.
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|1||Philosophy of Halacha||A World view is embedded within halacha; basic ideas & concepts are embedded within mitzvos. The distinction between creed and deed is artificial – dos and don’ts already embody basic ideas. Examples from Lo tachmod, Shivisi Hashem l’negdi tamid & b’chol derachecha da’eihu, and Shema & kabbolas ol malchus Shomayim.|
|2||Philosophy of Halacha, Continued||More examples from: the wording of berachos in general, the beracha of asher yotzar, the obligation to say 100 berachos each day, the berachos of Krias Shema|
|3||How Beliefs Dictate Our Reactions||What we truly believe impacts how we react to, and experience, things. What we think is uncontrollable emotion is, in fact, generated by our beliefs and attitudes. Internalizing correct beliefs changes how one reacts. Examples from aveilus, anger, and desire.|