Inclination, good and evil

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Instincts for good and evil in human nature, made formal in Jewish anthropology. The rabbis taught that human beings were subject to two contradictory impulses, yez̳er ha-raʿ (evil inclination) and yez̳er ha-tov (good inclination).


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