Meshekh Chokhmah Lekh Likha 15:13 – Free Will and National Destiny

If Hashem told Avraham that the Egyptians would oppress us, why were they then punished for doing His Will?

  • Commanding the Egyptians vs speaking of future realities
  • Speaking of the group vs speaking of the individual
  • The law of large Numbers, Free Will, Providence, and Bayesian Statistics




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