[Avodah] hakarat hatov

Zev Sero via Avodah avodah at lists.aishdas.org
Thu Aug 27 12:01:38 PDT 2015

On 08/27/2015 01:37 PM, Micha Berger via Avodah wrote:
> I must confess I don't know what you mean by "shushbein cases".

I believe the reference is to the law of shushvinin.  But that is not
a matter of hakaras hatov; it's an explicit quid pro quo arrangement.
If you don't pay it back when it falls due, you're cheating the person
of a quantifiable amount of money that you explicitly owe him, so he
can sue you for it.

Zev Sero               I have a right to stand on my own defence, if you
zev at sero.name          intend to commit felony...if a robber meets me in
                        the street and commands me to surrender my purse,
                        I have a right to kill him without asking questions
                                               -- John Adams

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