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What is Most Surprising About the Religion and Science Discussion?
While conversations about truth and morality often pit science and religion in opposition to each other, when we talk about meaning and values, science and religion can come together in productive ways.
The Beauty in Science and the Beauty in Judaism
Curiosity and awe are two of the driving forces behind both science and Judaism. They are what lead us to see their inherent beauty.
Why Can Judaism Embrace Science So Easily?
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?