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Did Esau Fail the Marshmallow Experiment?
Impulsiveness is easier to understand when there are no guarantees.
Unetaneh Tokef in the “Muddy Middle”
For months now, we’ve been making real sacrifices. And since the downsides are clear, apparent and immediate, while the victories are invisible, uncertain and down the road, it’s been really difficult, both emotionally and financially.
Open Your Eyes
As we begin this new year, there are millions like Hagar and Ishmael wandering their personal wildernesses in search of survival and needing aid. We learn from the Torah not to expect divine intervention to rescue them. We need to act ourselves, as did Hagar.
What Artificial Intelligence Can Teach Us About Ourselves
Human beings have long wondered about the extent to which we truly have free will, or whether the path we travel is pre-ordained.
Even if We Are Not Free, We Are Still Responsible
“Freedom” is not a binary state – either we are free, or we are not. Rather, “freedom” is a matter of degree, but while we may not be completely “free,” we still are responsible.