Religion can inspire and mobilize us as stewards of the earth rather than encourage our unsustainable status quo.
How much power should be given, and to whom, in the name of saving humanity from what think we can predict in the future?
While some people think of science and religion as being inherently in conflict, I think it’s because they tend to define “religion” as “blind acceptance and complete certainty about silly, superstitious fantasies.” Quite honestly, if that’s what religion really was, I wouldn’t be religious! In fact, it’s not “religion” in general, but that particular definition of religion that is so often in conflict with science. Instead, my experience with Judaism has been that it embraces science quite easily. So why is that?