Are laws meant be broken – or to fix the broken?
In the afterglow of Sinai, the laws of order are drafted. From criminal law to civil to fiscal, the legislative ideals of heaven and the practical courts of earth are fleshed out. How to treat a foreigner? How to optimize agriculture? How about the relationship between milk and meat? All told, 53 of the 613 mitzvoth are herein diagrammed. With Aaron in charge of the camp, Moses ascends on high for forty days and forty nights to download the entirety of the Torah and the intricacies of all the Mitzvoth.
The environment in the marketplace is one of competition, negotiation and deal making. In a climate of self-interest and distrust, the business world expects and requires us to be at times tough, as we “graze” and establish our “turf. In the private domain however, this same aggressive attitude is damaging and destructive.Read More