To lessen gun deaths, we need to truly feel our fear and anger. And then we need to be able to do research on potential effective ways to do so, even in our current political climate.
How do we navigate between reason and optimism as they crash against each other?
There’s a reason why this story has become a bit of a flash point between the religious fundamentalists and the atheist fundamentalists in the world.
What is awe? And where do we find it on Yom Kippur? And why?
It is hard to be handed a 508 million year old fossil from the Burgess Shale and not realize that our problems and ideas are fairly small and short-lived.
Can religion — as a source of creative meaning — “inoculate” us against the fears that naturally arise?
What scientific and religious tools can we use to help us deal with trauma?
Once I accept reality, I can begin to work on the world as it is, rather than the world that exists in my head.
While “positive thinking” won’t often help us address our biggest problems, a positive affect can help us expand our horizons.
The reason why so many liberal Jews are feeling so torn about what is happening in Israel right now — two of our foundational beliefs are in conflict.