The skeptic’s kaddish for the atheist, 18

I know the premises of my father's manifesto on mathematics well because his educational philosophy and related reflections were common subjects of conversation between us. I was yet in high school when the Internet came into existence and my father launched cut-the-knot.org. Much of his thinking in those early days spilled over from his online lessons… Continue reading The skeptic’s kaddish for the atheist, 18

The skeptic’s kaddish for the atheist, 17

My father's funeral was conducted by a very special rabbi. He gave my father the kind of burial that he would have wanted; a traditional, Orthodox ceremony. He made arrangements for a burial plot in a Jewish cemetery, despite my parents no longer being affiliated with any house of worship and not having purchased plots… Continue reading The skeptic’s kaddish for the atheist, 17