700.20 FULLER FREEDOM (pps.110-111)

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One cannot frighten people into goodness. In order to be good, man has to choose the good: but there is choice only where there is freedom.

The Ideal Man is still only an ideal. Before he becomes reality, freedom will have to find its place in the context of the Law.

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448 Berkovits, God, Man and History, p. 143.

449 Berkovits, Faith after the Holocaust, p. 63.
Cf. Hannah Arendt as cited in Fackenheim, To Mend the World, p. 20. “. . . every free action is unprecedented . . .all events worthy of the name are initiated by free actions.”

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