[Avodah] Chitzonios and Tereifos

Micha Berger via Avodah avodah at lists.aishdas.org
Wed Sep 9 15:32:57 PDT 2015

On Wed, Sep 02, 2015 at 09:30:46PM -0400, Michael Poppers via Avodah wrote:
: In Avodah V33n118, R'Micha wrote:
:> However, I can't picture drawing the conclusion that chitzonius is
:> more important than penimius.

: Isn't this yet another example in *halachah* of working only with what can
: be seen?

How is the surface of a lung or brain more visible than the innards?
The only difference is how much cutting is required.

In general, halakhah only deals with what can be seen in principle, not
what happens to be visible in this instance. You can't eat unchecked
lettuce any more readily because the light bulb blew in the room
you're in. And in principle, these things can be checked.

Tir'u baTov!

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