a thing called freedom - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • sellier
    • 20.05.07 | 23:37 (IDT)

    First article of good coexistence in any given group: your freedom stops where your buddy's freedom starts. The internet is full of trash and of wonderful things. The TV has more trash than wonderful things. Therefore, I have no TV and several computers connected to the internet. The gerrer chasidim are free to follow their rebbe's ruling, and the TV devotees their own ruling... and this reminds me of a story of a woman who was not charedi and at some point lived in Mea Shearim: one of her neighbors put physically her nose through the woman's window in order to observe her actions. Why should the most secular israelis act as nosy charedi neighbors?

    from the article: Ultra-Orthodox Jewish group declares war on computers
    First published 00:00 20.05.07 | Last updated 00:00 20.05.07
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