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Do you think people can change?

by Jewlarious.com Staff

Published: March 8, 2008


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Visitor Comments: 54

(54) Anonymous, December 30, 2008 5:21 PM

people do change

I do not agree with House people do Change. This patient was not on drugs she had a medical problem. I love this show i am a nurse, however sometimes medicine and G-D don't mix well because in medicine they have to have a rational explaination for everything and sometimes there just isn't one it's like mother used to say" because I said so" and G-D has a few of those laws those 'just because I said so" laws no real explaination: just do it. This patient almost died because she was refused surgery until Shabbat was over, so they tricked her and made the windows dark to save her life. According to Jewish law she could have broke Shabbat to save her life because in breaking that law she would have been actually fulfilling it.

(53) Mandii <3, September 15, 2008 12:15 AM

lol

haha i love house..i needed that laugh

(52) rivka, August 22, 2008 12:36 AM

people do change

I do not agree with House people do Change. This patient was not on drugs she had a medical problem. I love this show i am a nurse, however sometimes medicine and G-D don't mix well because in medicine they have to have a rational explaination for everything and sometimes there just isn't one it's like mother used to say" because I said so" and G-D has a few of those laws those 'just because I said so" laws no real explaination: just do it. This patient almost died because she was refused surgery until Shabbat was over, so they tricked her and made the windows dark to save her life. According to Jewish law she could have broke Shabbat to save her life because in breaking that law she would have been actually fulfilling it.

(51) Anonymous, May 20, 2008 3:56 AM

dare i say it--hes got a point

House is way off line but i still think that he hs a point. People who do not have some other motive dont make drastic changes in their lives. I believe that i can say that i know what its like to make both slow and fast changes to your life. I can peorsonally say that it has taken me about a year and a half to just begin keeping shabbos, kosher etc.. and to become comfortable with myself and every mitzvah that i have taken upon since i began searching for myself, G-D, and a life of true value. It hasnt been easy and i continue to struggle in my endevores. However a relative of mine has also changed her life, but she had changed so much in so little time. I dont believe that she has gotten any personal or spiritual fulfillment from her new life. i dont see the joy and happiness of a person who has made significant changes.

In short- in order to truley change one must begin from the inside out. You cant go from the "fast lane" to a life of chasidus without stoping at all the "detours".

(50) John, April 14, 2008 11:22 AM

People Do Change

What a sad perspective Dr House has expressed. A world were people do not change is about as sad as one where we are all the same. Both ideas are an absurdity; I am amazed this was ever written to have Dr House spout. People can change their external behaviors and do so regularly. For deeper internal changes, I can attest that thanks to the power of Gd and time spent in prayer, study, and action one can change internally. I personally went from being a fairly violent child and adolescent who would hit you to bring "peace", to a man of peace who can cry a the thought of being driven to think of violence. Change is part of Gd's order; we all can and do change, thank Gd!

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