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* The concept behind the NC-17 rating relates to Joseph standing up to the seduction of Potiphar’s wife. Joseph was 17 at the time. As explained in “TheKabbalahofaGrowthHacker,” as a result of standing up to the trail of adolescence (i.e., not watching NC-17 movies, other immodest content, etc…) a person merits to become a “revealer of secrets.” Accordingly, PG-13 corresponds to both tests–the challenge not to view the world as R rated, and to withstand the tests seduction–which begin at the age of 13, Bar Mitzvah. G and PG are interchangeable as children benefit from helpful parental guidance no matter what their age.
About the Author: Yonatan Gordon is a student of Harav Yitzchak Ginsburgh, and writes on his personal blog at CommunityofReaders.org.
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