Monday, February 20, 2017

Should Torah-Observers have Good Year Tires?

Good Year Tires admittedly have representations of a god's foot molded onto their exterior facings. Graven and cast images of gods are problematic by Torah standards. We will discuss a relevant passage, a thought experiment regarding graven image commands, the problem in question, and some options to resolve it.

(Good Year logo understood to be used under US Fair Use)

[Aleksandr Sigalov:] Please note that my friend is wrong about the grinder option. If you grind off the image you are doing exactly what Torah warns against - desiring its "silver and gold". So the only option is to replace such tires. Do not try to cheat God!

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