Wise Fridays: The Creativity of Loneliness

The originality and creativity in man are rooted in his loneliness-experience, not in his social awareness…Social man is superficial: he imitates, he emulates. Lonely man is profound: he creates, he is original.

Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik

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Wise Friday: Understanding Racism

“Racism is man’s gravest threat to man – the maximum hatred for a minimum reason.” —Abraham Joshua Heschel Find more ...

Wise Fridays: On Suffering

Rabbi Yochanan once became ill, and Rabbi Hanina went to visit him. He asked him, “Are your sufferings welcome to ...

Wise Fridays: Shun Authority

“Shemiah said: Shun authority.” Just what does this mean? That a man should not on his own place a crown ...