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The great questions of origin and scope are hallmarks of both faith and science. But only faith can contemplate purpose.
If we think that awe stems from a vastness, then we start to see ourselves less as the center, but as a spoke from it.
Dr. Julia Stoyanovich asks: what happens when AI leaves our computers and digital devices, and plays a role in our everyday decisions?
We should read the opening verses of Genesis as poetry, not science.
We do not have as much control over our lives as we would like. But we do have a choice in how we perceive the world around us.
During the High Holidays, we are asked to be intentional about who we are, how we’ve been, and who we want to be.
One way that Judaism teaches us to give voice, despite our speechlessness, is to invoke God’s name with words of blessing to give content and form to our awe and wonder.
God is seen as a parent in the High Holy Day liturgy. And parents know their children – their flaws, their gifts, and even sometimes their actions before they happen.
Religion and science are starting to tread very closely on the same turf, and ignoring that confluence is not only unwise but limiting.
The German-Jewish scientist Fritz Haber is a classic example of how science is a double-edged sword.
How many resources should we devote to “longtermist” versus “near-termist” goals?
Just as insects care for their young behind the scenes, God cares for us behind the scenes even when it isn’t obvious.