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We dont command non responsible things eg rocks chairs

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Unformatted text preview: sponsibility: that we are commanded by an infinite (read: all- perfect, i.e., personal, all- good, all- knowing, all- powerful) being, and can respond to its commands appropriately, confirms that we are ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________; hence our human lives ones that matter, since we can be held responsible for them. (We don’t command non- responsible things, e.g., rocks, chairs, etc.; only responsible ones.) So, says Fackenheim, "there is a dimension of meaning in the very fact of being commanded as a human by the Divine: to be thus commanded is to be accepted as humanly responsible." (33) 2 Agency: that we are commanded by an infinite being, and can respond to its commands appropriately, confirms that we are ______...
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