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ברשית רבה כד:ז – בן עזאי אימר: ’זה ספר תולדת אדם – זה כלל גדול בתורה.’ רבי עקיבא אומר ’ואהבת לרעך כמוך – זה כלל גדול בתורה.’

Bereshit Rabbah 24:7 - Ben Azzai said, "'These are the generations of Adam.' - This is the great principle of the Torah." Rabbi Akiva said, "'Love your neighbor as yourself.' - This is the great principle of the Torah."

Let's remember that we are all in this together and to be kind to each other.

sefaria.org/Bereishit_Rabbah.2

I'm missing anything like the local politics and activism that's on Twitter. It's kind of very single-missed here and hard to find anyone outside of your political bubble who addresses the same issues. I find less community because no one cares about local or regional issues in my area and it's not likely to change since any real activism is happening there. There are also no academics outside of computer science (Andy most of that charter is self-referentially about the platform). disappointed

Ukulele 

Ok. I can cords all right. I can pluck over cords well. I can read . I can play up and down the neck. I can nail some scales. I can hammer-on and pull-off decently. I can now play a lead sheet with practice and attention. Sometimes with a chord reference. (I usually play the notes first and then add in the chords after the second or third pass.)

What's next?

I'd like to get my better and some more interesting strum patterns. Any advice?

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It's a CC-SA-BY game. Adapt it however you want...

"It's very subtle, The Continental, because it does what you want it to do..."

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Really happy to have a keyboard and mouse that are separate from my laptop. Totally worth it to lean back. I just wish the keyboard was bigger and heavier so it didn't flop around all the time.

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birdsite 

I am really not getting the amount of information or connection here that I'm used to on Twitter. I'm trying to find different perspectives on the world and having trouble escaping the bubble.

Advice?

I know there's some software that modifies the sound you input into your machine. There should also be software that modifies sound before it's output.

The presenter here sounds like he's in a ballroom.

parenting, food 

On the other hand, my 7yo read a graphic novel on nutrition and now wants to eat a lot more Brussels sprouts for vitamin E, and red meat for B12.

Human Body Theater is a great book.

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parenting, food 

Last night I made breaded fried codfish. The adults really liked it. It was not popular with kids.

Dad stuff, tv 

In kid TV shows, the father is almost always incompetent or just laughable. I'm getting to be offended by this.

judaism, Joshua 

But wait! Why didn't these people know G-d was there? Well, the Clouds, the manna, the Well are all gone. The victories over Og and Sihon are behind them (and that was a military display, anyway, not a display of love). Sure, the kohanim still do sacrifices, but that's removed, too. Has G-d abandoned us? So G-d steps in and presents love and closeness for Israel to remind them that G-d isn't just a warrior, but a caretaker.

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Third, Joshua 3:9-10 are really interesting. Joshua implores the people (who again, have pretty much been silent) to come closer. This, right after G-d promises to embiggen him like Moses, is the first time Joshua's really spoken intimately with the people. Joshua's story isn't about love, but here we have a touch of it. Rashi says this very closeness is what Joshua was referring to in 3:10 -- the way they will know G-d is in their midst.

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judaism, Joshua 

Second, Joshua keeps giving orders. It makes sense, but back to my thoughts earlier, we never hear what the Israelites do. I guess we assume everything goes to plan? Why is everyone suddenly so well-behaved and invisible all of a sudden? It really sounds more like these top-down narratives like Gilgamesh than it does the Torah.

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The most notable route that was importantly precise was the derech hamlakhim (King's Highway) they needed to travel precisely when marching north. That was presumably well-marked. This route, likely not so much. This may be part of Joshua's secret war plans, or the exact place in the Jordan is crucial (also, they will soon need to approach Mt. Gezirim and Mt. Ebal for the curse/blessing).

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judaism, Joshua 

First, Joshua has the ark head in front and everyone else has to follow "so you know what route to march." This never happened before -- the ark is always in the middle. What has changed? Two thoughts: Remember that the Clouds of Glory are gone now, but they've been gone a while. Maybe there is importance of the exact route.

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judaism, Joshua 

3 is clearly building to something evocative of the Red Sea. I'm not going to focus there. Instead I have three other points to make:

What kind of job requirement is this?! I don't think anyone has used *all* of those languages.

Comfortable with all supported languages: C, C#, C++, Clojure, Go, HTTP, Java, JavaScript, Kotlin, Node, Objective-C, OCaml, PHP, PowerShell, Python, R, Ruby, Shell, Swift.

I saw a mockingbird do a few dive bombs at a crow the times it's size while shrieking at it. The crow actually left after a bit.

The Pentaverate is actually pretty good. I didn't think Mike Myers could do 30 minute shows

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