While we may say we want to live “forever,” we simply don’t emotionally or intellectually understand the size of ideas like “infinity” or “eternity.”
The policy action response—vis-à-vis that of “thoughts and prayers”—suggests a rejection of religion for solving the gun violence epidemic in the U.S. But it’s a bit more complicated and more faith-full than it appears upon first glance.
Adult ethical decisions tend not to be about right and wrong – they’re about two competing “rights.” How do we teach our machines to understand this?
How did supernatural beliefs allow societies to bond and spread?
Despite a disappointing result, the SpaceIL team captured the imagination of the entire world with the daring Beresheet mission.
How much of science is a pursuit of truth for its own sake? And what happens when it leads to unanticipated consequences?
CNN anchor Dana Bash spoke at Congregation Shir Hadash, in the heart of Silicon Valley, about how her Judaism influenced her journalistic work, as well as how the advent of social media has changed how we talk to one another.
Although the origin of the Golden Rule may lie thousands of years in the past, there is another variant of the rule, even more ancient, that needs our attention.
Scientists and science communicators often believe that hearts and minds could be changed about complex scientific issues if only the public had access to more, and better, information. Yet evidence indicates that this is not the case.
We presume a unique place for ourselves in creation for having been created in the image of God. But what constitutes that image of God?