In the first Azamra post, the Rebbe tells us that it’s a requirement—not an option—that we judge others favorably. We learn that when we do, we can literally change them from dark to light, from meritless to meritorious.
At the end of the last post, we posted questions from students (paraphrased). We’ll try answering these and others:
Shouldn’t we trust our own senses? If we see clearly that someone is evil, how can we pretend otherwise?
Doesn’t Judaism teach us (and common sense tell us) that it’s dangerous to ignore evil or give wickedness a pass, as this gives permission to do even more evil?
We cannot pretend evil doesn’t exist—it does. And, it’s true that it’s dangerous to ignore evil. Throughout the ages, continue reading post at Breslov.org (and please share!)