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"Desires"

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It’s a promiscuous world unfortunately, we have a surrounding of constant bombardment to follow our deepest desires and even creating new and deeper desires, which promises us more tranquility. What is the Torah approach, how does God want us to approach such a generation, what is the path of righteousness in this arena and how can we best walk it. There are those who say that, we must fight and destroy the evil and there are those who say “what’s wrong with a little of this and a little of that”. Both are valid, in Shema, Hashem says to not go after you heart and after your eyes which you are going after. Its two parts, the reality of the desires within which Hashem created and then there is the straying after approach to these desires. We love to feel good, we love to enjoy and have a grand time but, if it’s a “straying” and the mind is just a muscle to these feelings then we have become nothing more than our fellow animal. And become “as man and beast happen to the same d