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My construction even of their simple meaning was not very correct, for I read "wife of the Above" as a complimentary reference to my father's exaltation to a better world; and if any one of my deceased relations had been referred to as "Below," I have no doubt I should have formed the worst opinions of that member of the family.
It has been pointed out that one of the results of the extraordinary tyranny of authority is that words are absolutely distorted from their proper and simple meaning, and are used to express the obverse of their right signification.
The questions posed relate to the simple meaning (peshat) of the text.
The beauty of Echoes of Eden, as indicated above, lies in its ability to provide something for everyone; simple meaning, complex ideas, a wide variety of sources, and a relevant message.
The simple meaning of the phrase is that someone wondering whether or not he exists is, in and of itself, proof that he does exist - at the very least, there must be an 'I' who does the thinking.
Offering readers an informative perspective on such issues as the "Perfect Circle of Sound" and how the Creator is using it to promote healing for the self in loving service; proof of a "Love frequency" and how to use it; evidence that DNA microscopically mirrors the double helix wave form of the cosmos; the "Miracle frequency" for manifesting matter, and so much more, Walk On Water knowledgeably compiles a complete and thorough explanation of the many phenomenal intricacies of life, and also addresses the profoundly simple meaning of life for optimal and active living.
Our Sages and the commentators did not doubt for an instant that the only simple meaning is the allegorical one.
For the tradition the simple meaning is the allegorical meaning, as Scherman represents.
Concerning the orthodox approach, one must raise several issues: (1) The opposition to Akiva's view(37) implies that at least some rabbinic sages understood that the simple meaning was not the allegorical meaning.
38) The interpretation of contemporary orthodoxy which asserts that there is no simple meaning is dangerous because denial of the physical and rejection of the literal undermines the allegorical, for allegory is based on an underlying commonsense reading which it "allegorizes.
It is easy to think that writing for newly independent readers requires little more than short sentences with simple meanings.
For others, the legal jargon might seem somewhat intimidating, even though the terms actually have simple meanings.

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