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Christianity and its ethical system suffered a serious shock. Among those discussed at JF's men's group, father-son issues are common. As Petrarch put it, 'it is better to will the good than to know the truth'. Today, the Chasidim and the mitnagdim are relatively unified in their opposition to the liberal modern movements. They do believe that human beings, like every other living thing, evolved from simpler organisms, but they believe that the evolutionary process itself does not provide an ethical standard.

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