How can we use our multiple, overlapping identities to connect better with others?
Rabbi Mitelman and Tania Lombrozo, PhD, Professor of Psychology at Princeton University, discuss how our brains latch onto and reject facts, and what that has to do with belief.
Rabbi Dr. Bradley Shavit Artson explains why both science and religion need humility – and each other.
It’s not an unusual idea to think that Reform Jews are thinking in evolutionary terms. What’s different is that it is Darwin that they’re engaging with.
On one level, evidence is what scientists use to discover truth. But there’s another profession that uses evidence, too: lawyers. And they each use evidence in different ways.
Why are some sources of authority more alluring than others?
Once I accept reality, I can begin to work on the world as it is, rather than the world that exists in my head.
How did I prepare for Jeopardy!? In short, I studied – a lot. I mean, A LOT.
The greatest distinction between facts and values is that facts don’t spur us to action. Values do.
Rev. Dr. Gawain de Leeuw, an Episcopal priest in White Plains, suggests that perhaps evil is rooted in our need to cover up that which threatens to make us discardable and invisible.