Monday, 17 December 2012
and knowing how to expertly remove blood from what is found in the seas and sand below.
- just be careful who you study with.
(amongst the list of main categories of prohibited work on shabbat is a criticism of not speaking if one knows about the stars. an interesting perspective on the importance of scientific knowledge. wisdom and understanding that is recognised by all. but also is a warning not to learn anything from a magosh, persian priest. for english translation of this talmud page, see here)