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the religious and scientific worlds,
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scientifically grounded and spiritually uplifting.

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This Week in Science and Morality – 3/2/15

Why your heroes weren’t so great, whether violence can be moral, and whether right and wrong is a question of fact or opinion — here’s what’s new in science and morality this week.


Community Synagogue of Rye

Curiosity, Wonder and Appreciation

February 7, 2015 – March 7, 2015
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Explore the science of human flourishing and three actions that can help bring more vitality, joy and meaning into our lives—curiosity, wonder, and appreciation

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The Genius of Good and Evil

March 7, 2015
7:00 pm

It’s easy to identify history’s evil geniuses—the Hitlers and Stalins—but who are the moral geniuses among us? And what does it take to be one?

Perceptions Project

Perceptions: Science & Religious Communities

March 13, 2015

A day-long national conference that will bring together leaders in science and religion to foster dialogue between scientific and religious communities, and to plan a course for future conversation.

Temple Israel Long Beach

Scientifically Grounded Judaism

March 27, 2015 – March 29, 2015

Come join us for a Scholar-in-Residence weekend looking at “Scientifically Grounded Judaism” at Temple Israel of Long Beach.

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