In a day and age of functionality and productivity, where is the need for beauty or connection? And more importantly, how does Judaism fill that need?
The ability to understand how emotions affect our and others’ decisions is a big part of spirituality.
David Borger Germann examines how the brain registers awe, and how we can bring this feeling to everyday experience, suffusing life with new interest and meaning.
How do our competing cognitive systems – one fast and one slow, as described by Daniel Kahneman – frame our experience of God?
What do seeing oneself as a part of nature and seeing oneself as part of a massive demonstration have in common?
When does questioning spark joy, and when does it lead to frustration?
What do we learn from failure? What happens when our dogma — whether scientific or religious — turns out to be wrong?
Questions of “wonder” can spark tremendous creativity.
If we can approach our level of knowledge with humility and openness, we can discover more about ourselves and our world.
A conversation with rapper and science educator Baba Brinkman, sharing the thought process and ideas behind his new show “The Rap Guide to Religion.”