Re. brain sizes: Einstein's and women's

Jd JDay123 at BellSouth.com
Tue Oct 1 00:00:45 EST 2002


Matthew Amsel <matthew.amsel at mail.mcgill.ca> wrote: 

>true enough, but jews are actually forbidden to proseletyse. by
>religious law, rabbis have to try to dissuade people from converting
>casually. Maimonides makes the case for it, but i'm too tired to
>remember his arguments (i learned them about 8 years ago, so maybe if i
>find my old notes...)

Torah has "stranger" laws which entitled non-Hebrews to instant,
almost equal status with Hebrews without going through religious
ceremonies or rituals, sorta similar  to the way one can become a
Christian instantly without the need of getting permission from
anyone.

Jd




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