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Judging Others Favorably (14) Actively Controlling Our Emotions
Length: 61 min
When insulted, we must detach ourselves from the insult. By using his intellect, Rabbi Akiva was able to express opposite emotions at the same time. All our actions revolve around the hidden strength of our soul. We must use the excitement of our soul to override our bad judgment of others. We must imagine doing the same action that our friend is doing, and then visualize our justification of the action.