A discussion between Dr. Steven Pinker and Rabbi Geoff Mitelman on Dr. Pinker’s new book, “Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters.”
Out of ease, comfort, or inertia, our lives are made up largely of patterns. How do we re-examine them so we can let our minds guide our hearts?
How do our competing cognitive systems – one fast and one slow, as described by Daniel Kahneman – frame our experience of God?
The greatest distinction between facts and values is that facts don’t spur us to action. Values do.