Several ideas came to mind as I read this engaging piece by Rabbi Allen S. Maller. First, what constitutes using God’s name in vain arguably is a matter or debate in itself. For instance, in a previous post were I relate that I occasionally talk to God in a humorous way about the beauty of… Read More DO NOT TAKE GOD’S NAME IN VAIN | Rabbi Allen S. Maller | With Introduction by Michael Clark, PhD.
New research on false memory suggests what to do when the facts are at stake. Source: What’s the Right Way to Correct Someone Who’s Wrong? Opinion: This is a pretty basic article. Psychologists have known for decades that memory is reconstructive. Over the years I’ve come up with my own theory about truth and error,… Read More What’s the Right Way to Correct Someone Who’s Wrong? | + Opinion
Here’s a new article by Rabbi Allen S. Maller. Ironically, I read this excellent piece while sitting in Church (photo right). I had been suffering from a body/soul ailment of some mysterious type. Sometimes I’m not sure if my discomfort is based on physical, psychological, spiritual or some combination of those three factors. Yesterday was… Read More Practicing your religion is healthy for both body and your soul | Rabbi Allen S. Maller | With Introduction by Michael Clark, PhD
I wasn’t raised a churchgoer, let alone a Catholic. Baptized as an Anglican, I only did the usual weddings and funerals. Our family skied on winter weekends and summered far away from civiliz… Source: Twelfth Night (When The Music’s Over) – Just My Stuff
Spiritually-minded artists were deemed silly in years past, but now it’s a serious area of inquiry in art institutions. Source: Spirituality Has Long Been Erased From Art History. Here’s Why It’s Having a Resurgence Today | artnet News Opinion: This is a well-researched piece about spirituality in art. However, one thing I noticed was the… Read More Spirituality Has Long Been Erased From Art History. Here’s Why It’s Having a Resurgence Today | artnet News | + Opinion
Predicted a century ago by Albert Einstein, black holes have so far been mysterious cosmic objects, but now things could change: being able to photograph them means not only having direct evidence … Source: The black Hole Opinion: It looks like we have a great little debate brewing here. Today’s Opinion comes in the form… Read More The black Hole | + Opinion
I was tempted to note that the dominant calendar is based on Christianity but this isn’t entirely true. Not only do many other religious calendars exist but before Christianity New Years’ Day was dedicated to the two-faced Roman deity Janus. Most say the month of January is also based on Janus but evidence suggests that… Read More Happy New Year!