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Why is it so important for some people to be remembered?

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Visitor Comments: 14

(14) mike, April 14, 2009 5:23 AM


just like to say well done. who would have thought, that you could learn from family guy! hey, that means its educational! sweet! here teacher show this to your class its educational!!! gigidy gigidy goo!!!!!!

(13) jon j., February 27, 2009 2:23 PM


I don't think that some people want to be remember, rather EVERYONE desires a legacy. As cliche' as it may be, our time is limited. Every day a gift and a responsiblity. The time we're given by Hashem can never be regained once spent. So Hashem has given us these few decades to partner with him in tikkun olam (repairing the world) and so we must see every moment we have with those eyes. Eyes and hearts which recognize that, "What we do in life echoes throught eternity."

(12) DEVO, January 22, 2009 12:44 PM

people feel the need to be remembered for this is the way they feel that they've done good through out their lives. but we need to remember that just because people won't remember something good that we've done dos'nt make it any less of a good thing nor does it make us any less of a person in the eyes of Hashem

(11) Anonymous, August 19, 2008 5:56 AM

i liked it when peter fell of the roof it just goes to show you must be carefull whilst talking on a roof!

(10) Anonymous, July 31, 2008 10:38 AM

soul immortality

Similar along the lines of Ruben A, in Genesis, when describing the creation of man, it says that we're all created in "the image of G-d" and all have a Divine Soul. G-d is immortal, infinate, and is unlimited. We, who have a piece of G-d within us, strive to do acts that will ultimately make us somewhat infinate. (So i dont believe that it's because G-d is the center of honor and we strive for honor, i believe it's that G-d is the essense of infinity and lives on forever, and we believe that even a human has the potential to "live" on forever - through his legacy and the deeds he's done that have inspired those who are still alive to do great deeds.) When someone has inspired another to do a great deed because of his own deeds, than when that first person physically dies, his spirit lives on forever, because those deeds will forever impact others in a chain reaction. That's why in Judaism, we believe that a soul has a "judgement" day just as we do, here on earth, because the soul can still aquire merits based on those who do good deeds as a result of that soul's good deeds in its lifetime!
Such an empowering and inspiring concept!

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