Ethical will: Realize your creativity

The first verse of the Torah (Gen. 1:1) is as follows: ื ื‘ึผึฐืจึตืืฉืึดื™ืช, ื‘ึผึธืจึธื ืึฑืœึนื”ึดื™ื, ืึตืช ื”ึทืฉึผืึธืžึทื™ึดื, ื•ึฐืึตืช ื”ึธืึธืจึถืฅ. 1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. Here, at the outset, the Torah's very first mention of God is as a Creator. Now, fundamental to Jewish theology is the idea that humankind… Continue reading Ethical will: Realize your creativity

The skeptic’s kaddish for the atheist, 28

I harbor doubts. Am I not sufficiently devastated by my father's death? How can I bring myself to write about this creatively, as I do, playing with language and imagery? Why do most other people grieve privately, rather than making a public spectacle of their mourning processes? It isn't easy to write these blog posts,… Continue reading The skeptic’s kaddish for the atheist, 28