Tag Archives: Religion

Get Help from Your Automatic Pilot

We spend a lot of our lives on automatic pilot. We act out of habit, without thinking about what we’re doing. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. If we had to think our way through everything we did, we couldn’t … Continue reading

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Are People Basically Good?

“People are neither basically good nor basically bad. They are basically free.” Continue reading

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Do We Need Religion to be Good People?

“Does being religious make someone a good person?” Continue reading

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You Can’t Prove God — and It Doesn’t Matter

“You can’t prove God’s existence. And it doesn’t matter.” Continue reading

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Solve the Right Problem

My latest blog post for The Jewish Journal: Define the problem right, and you’re halfway to a solution. Define the problem wrong, and you’ll probably never solve it. You’ll waste all your time looking for a solution that doesn’t exist. … Continue reading

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