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Forum: Chinuch 06-07-2009, 12:32 PM
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Posted By Majorthinker
I believe I did read what you wrote. Perhaps the...

I believe I did read what you wrote. Perhaps the contamination is not as bad as you think.
Forum: Chinuch 06-07-2009, 11:15 AM
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Posted By Majorthinker
I am acquainted with quite a few- among them, my...

I am acquainted with quite a few- among them, my sister (the Chabad school there is no good). So- I advise you to take it from someone who knows, instead of making blanket statements that do no one...
Forum: Chinuch 02-23-2009, 03:18 PM
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Posted By Majorthinker
Earlier...

Earlier (http://www.chabadtalk.com/forum/showpost.php3?p=151920&postcount=41), noah said that the lack of tznius is because the girls learn secular studies, and their minds are therefore "polluted". ...
Forum: Chinuch 02-22-2009, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Majorthinker
No, she has to know what tznius means before she...

No, she has to know what tznius means before she can do that.
Forum: Chinuch 02-22-2009, 10:20 AM
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Posted By Majorthinker
So be it....

So be it....
Forum: Chinuch 02-22-2009, 07:22 AM
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Posted By Majorthinker
I see that. However, why did you mention it in...

I see that. However, why did you mention it in the first place?
Forum: Chinuch 02-21-2009, 01:31 PM
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Posted By Majorthinker
Amen, selah. And grammar! Who's for educated...

Amen, selah. And grammar! Who's for educated boys!?! :smile:


Which, noah, only people with a secular education have.


And, of course, she only bumped into the concept in her kallah...
Forum: Chinuch 02-20-2009, 05:39 AM
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Posted By Majorthinker
So- I shouldn't have an opinion on anything until...

So- I shouldn't have an opinion on anything until I've learned all there is to know, plus some, on said topic? That would take a lifetime to do, and in the meantime, opinions are necessary for many...
Forum: Chinuch 02-19-2009, 09:57 PM
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Posted By Majorthinker
Perhaps. But if I'm researching specific other...

Perhaps. But if I'm researching specific other topics, should I change? I still have an opinion, and state it from what I've read on the topic- from the Rebbe and from others. It's not like I'm...
Forum: Chinuch 02-19-2009, 09:20 PM
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Posted By Majorthinker
Wow, MTC, thanks for the list. Yes, this is...

Wow, MTC, thanks for the list.

Yes, this is true. I believe the chachma is knowing what in the "why" is problematic, and what is not...and where the borders lie.
Forum: Chinuch 02-19-2009, 08:33 PM
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Posted By Majorthinker
Not in its own right, perhaps, but as a means to...

Not in its own right, perhaps, but as a means to an end, yes. You need to live in the world...


It isn't a topic I've researched in depth, no. Have I seen what the Rebbe said? Yes.


You...
Forum: Chinuch 02-19-2009, 07:51 PM
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Posted By Majorthinker
But not all.

But not all.
Forum: Chinuch 02-19-2009, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Majorthinker
I did not understand the last two posts. Anyone...

I did not understand the last two posts. Anyone care to explain?
Forum: Chinuch 02-19-2009, 07:25 PM
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Posted By Majorthinker
Why? She has a point, though I wouldn't do it...

Why? She has a point, though I wouldn't do it exactly as she put it.
Forum: Chinuch 02-19-2009, 07:07 PM
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Posted By Majorthinker
MTC, you weren't born Chabad, were you? Or you...

MTC, you weren't born Chabad, were you? Or you were, and your parents were BT. One of the two...


And that quote is self-explanatory.
Forum: Chinuch 02-19-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By Majorthinker
Not good enough, unfortunately....why do the...

Not good enough, unfortunately....why do the girls usually beat the guys at trig?


Thank you.


Indeed. And then what shall we do when we insist that frum doctors are better? And when we...
Forum: Chinuch 02-19-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By Majorthinker
Re me: 1) Lo somchim al hanes. [Gam k'shekoreh...

Re me:
1) Lo somchim al hanes. [Gam k'shekoreh b'derech hateva.]

2) No, it's not suffering, l'hefech. But not being able to manage on your own can cause suffering. Torah im derech eretz....
...
Forum: Chinuch 02-19-2009, 04:12 PM
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Posted By Majorthinker
Fine, but they won't take that as a valid high...

Fine, but they won't take that as a valid high school diploma when you want to get a degree.

That I understood. I'm saying that the flip side is that the girls can do something, if need be...
Forum: Chinuch 02-19-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By Majorthinker
If you don't learn the basics at a young age, you...

If you don't learn the basics at a young age, you won't have a) the foundations and b) the ability that are necessary to allow higher learning.

Why is it misogyny? If you look at it that way,...
Forum: Chinuch 02-19-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 76
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Posted By Majorthinker
Glad to hear it. And the other half? [I'm...

Glad to hear it. And the other half? [I'm waiting to hear what NL will reply to my first post...'twill be an interesting argument.]
Forum: Chinuch 02-19-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 76
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Posted By Majorthinker
:biggrin: T613, I hope you're joking... 1)...

:biggrin: T613, I hope you're joking...

1) Not everyone is cut out to be a teacher, and I don't want those who aren't made for it to mess up my kids, or anyone else's.

2) There are enough...
Forum: Chinuch 02-19-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 25,719
Posted By Majorthinker
Er...someone has to work. If you're going to...

Er...someone has to work. If you're going to negate limudei chol for boys, on account of bittul Torah, so be it. But someone has to get some kind of degree and get a decent job, or you can't have...
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