For Those Who Think Their Sin Affects No One Else

Chris —  August 27, 2009 — 1 Comment

“Rabbi Simeon bar Yohai taught: There is a story about men who were sitting on a ship, one of them lifted up a borer and began boring a hole beneath his seat. His companions said to him: ‘What are you sitting and doing?’ He replied to them: ‘What concern is it of yours, I am drilling under my seat?’ They said to him: ‘But the water will come up and flood the ship for all of us.’” ~Lev. R. 4.6.

In Corporate Responsibility in the Hebrew Bible, by Joel Kaminsky

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One response to For Those Who Think Their Sin Affects No One Else

  1. We either pull our loved ones up with us…or down with us, keeping the rope in mind.

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