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Insight 5774-37: Yichus

For Pinchus
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Study Question

1) Whenever the issue of righteousness becomes connected to genetics, the question of free will and proper judgement immediately also arises. The fact is, though, as expressed in the Insight, some human drives are more prone to righteous behaviour and so are more prone to negative consequences. The result must be a more complex understanding of the realm of good and evil than the cartoon impression of little devils and little angels. This is clearly a matter for further investigation.