Reply To: Halacha: Process


Regarding how one becomes a gadol, that is simply being on the first tier of poskim. This comes about when the posek is recognized by the Torah world as a gadol. It is a matter of consensus not applying for a position or being elected.

It is ,and ought to be ,neither

Who the masses choose to crown means little, as does a Stalinist “but how many tanks does he have?”


is [supposed to be ]

an aristocracy

[a la Plato] philosopher-kings