Not only has science advanced by leaps and bounds since we were in college in the 70’s, but some of the things we learned as scientific “fact” are no longer “facts” at all.
The fact that a poetic statement like “human life is like a bowl of cherries” is a false scientific fact does not detract from its profound truth, reality, and insight.
Ritual telescopes time and place, bringing together past, present and future, sacred space and wherever we happen to be.
What does the discovery of the possibly habitable exoplanets around Trappist-1 mean? And how might this change our idea of our existence in the grand scheme of things?
One of the discoverers of the Higgs boson — who is also the president of a Reform synagogue — offers meditations on the creation story.