"We could speculate why god set things up this way but I suspect the complete understanding lies somewhere beyond us. Not that that kept humans from speaking for what god's intent is.
One perspective might be that it's a way to…"
"It seems to be a common, shared experience that although we may believe in a Spirit behind physical reality, what we see is only the physical world. I'm indebted to Rabbi Rami Shapiro in his discussion of some Hasidic tales for the idea…"
"Why has it needed to be like this is a good question but hard to answer. I suppose that since we make assumptions and pronouncements about god's intention all the time we could make any number of them about this.
However it seems more…"
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