Content on Self
In the modern West, the initiation into adulthood is a long, messy, and rather undignified process with no clear endpoint.
What can regret teach us?
How can religion and spirituality help us repair our connections within ourselves, with others and with God?
What does it take for us to change our beliefs, and how is it tied in with our identity and community?
What is the interrelationship between body and mind, and how much thinking happens outside of our brains?
How are new technologies — like virtual reality and spirituality apps — changing the religious landscape?
As Pesach approaches, what actually happens when you remember?
How are Genesis 2 and 3 are crafted to deal with the stress of human awareness of its own creatureliness and mortality?
We can support our mindfulness practice with what neuroscientists and other biophysiologists will tell us, and also what spiritual traditions tend to appreciate, which is that we are wondrously made, or magnificently evolved, as, in a way, self-healing organisms.
If humans aren’t self-contained units, what’s our responsibility to the other elements that we’re connected to?
While we may say we want to live “forever,” we simply don’t emotionally or intellectually understand the size of ideas like “infinity” or “eternity.”
I have a confession to make: I’m enjoying the illusion of consciousness. I’m enjoying the illusion of life.