Toward the Infinite Edge
The universe actually has two infinite edges…
Learn from the Beggars of Jerusalem
What is a moral man? If to answer your mind reaches for political ideologies or bio-psychological theories or, heaven help us, sociology, stop. That way lies only pain, for you will eventually seek to define the word ‘good’ (the opposite of ‘evil’) by what the discursive intellect understands, which means that ‘good’ will have to […]
How many friends have you lost to a message or an idea?
What Is the Best Philosophical Proof for G-d?
You will not arrive at philosophical proof of G-d’s existence because, philosophically, G-d does not exist. There is no definition of the word ‘exist’ under which G-d can be known to exist. Everything by which we define this word, everything we know for certain to exist, is in some way caused. G-d Himself, however, is […]
Testing for Prophets
Reflecting on the Jewish Rules of Prophet Identification
Proof that Humans Exist
Forget G·d. Does my soul exist?
G·d vs. The Virus
A Secret of the Holy Baal Shem Tov
Purim in the Time of Coronavirus
There has never, in the history of the world, been a better week to celebrate Purim. Never have we been so instantaneously connected, so able to join our voices and declare, “According to my senses and calculations, we’re all going to die.” The pain, the disappointment, the terror, when life makes no sense. Our role […]
“Go to Pharaoh in the morning, as he is coming out to the water, and station yourself before him at the edge of the Nile, taking with you the rod that turned into a snake.” AS HE IS COMING OUT OF THE WATER to ease himself. For he claimed to be a god and asserted […]
Four Useful Non-Jewish Ideologies
“The gentile makes gods of stone and we of theories.”Isaac Bashevis Singer Two questions: (1) Is G-d true? (2) Is G-d central to human perfection? Judaism is not any particular combination of answers to these two questions. If you answer no to both, you are what’s called an atheist. Atheism is the idea that G-d […]