Thursday, February 08, 2007

Daily Halacha: The Danger of Certain Speech

"...if a parent wishes to frighten or threaten a child as a disciplinary measure, he should not say things such as, "A dog will come get you" or "A cat will come get you." Even though this is said in jest and not intended as an actual possibility, the words themselves could potentially cause physical or spiritual harm."


At February 8, 2007 at 8:42:00 PM EST, Blogger der ewige Jude said...

a humorous discussion of this took place here


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