Torah’s purity rules were rules of access and welcome. Over time, Israel turned the good laws of purity into instruments to bar the way not only to Gentiles but also to other Jews… Purity laws designed to provide access to God for people in the flesh, designed to regulate social connections within Israel, designed to prepare Israel for her mission to the nations, become instruments of exclusion and brute marginalization. At its worst, Pharisaical oral tradition is the law turned back to flesh - turned into a means for reinforcing fleshly distinctions, restrictions and enhancing fleshly boasting - which is why Jesus so ferociously attacks the Pharisees.
Okay going off of the Sammy is a failed Boris AND the VA theory, what is the success of the experiment relies on how much of an attachment the person has to the character? What if Sammy was picked as a test because he had written the songs, but t wasn't a strong enough connection or something like that?? But say Alice and her VA would be done in a split. I hope this makes sense? Im tired and cant write