Rivash 2 – Navigating Conflicting Realities. God controls all things great and small, how this differs from Deism. What is Stoicism? Is the path of Torah stoic? God as the center and only reality. Balance between matters in this world and Heavenly pursuits. How to live with moderation. Relationship between teachings of the Baal Shem Tov and ancient Qumranic lessons. Overall message of Hasidut, focus on God, live with moderation, include passion, withdraw from trying to control the world, and let God be in control. What a difference 2 minutes can make.