“Ghosts” and “souls” haven’t avoided our human characteristic described above. Here also, the believer creates in his or her mind a complete virtual picture, bearing its own rules. This is done by collecting pieces of alleged data from others. The picture includes various worlds of life after death, reward and punishment, heaven and hell, [...]
Horray!! The book “The Truth Is Wrong” is now published in Hebrew in Israel, under the name “And Man Created God In His Own Image”. You can view some background in Hebrew in here. The book is already available in all majot bookstores.
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The book “The Truth Is Wrong” is going to be published in Israel in Hebrew, under the name “And Man Created God In His Own Image”.
This miracle is going to take place (if the gods don’t stop it…) after the high holidays, probably sometimes during October 2010. I expect each and everyone of you to [...]
“The difference between physics and metaphysics is that the metaphysicist has no laboratory.” – Robert W. Wood
On a scale of 1 to 10 – how high do you rank the possibility that vampires are real?
If you answered anything higher than 1, it means you still give the old vampire myth a chance. Rationally, of-course, there’s [...]
The argument can go both ways, and indeed it does, very often. What’s more, there is lots of criticism heard from religious people, of things associated with secularity. Have you heard that schools of the secular sector introduce more violence? Do you know that secular people as a whole are blamed for maintaining weaker relationships [...]
“Us, and them. And after all we’re only ordinary men.” – ‘Us and Them’, Pink Floyd, Roger Waters
Using passive voice is a great thing, a must for skillful politicians and salesmen. “Promised Land” and “Chosen People” are both amazing expressions without needing to explain who promised and who chose.
So, who are God’s chosen people? In [...]
(iii) The sages knew it all – surprising ancient knowledge is yet another ruse in the game. If our ancestors knew so much without modern scientific tools, then it must be God himself who took care to grant them this knowledge.
This method is most popular among Jewish players of the game, some of whom have [...]
“Fools never die, they are merely replaced by others.” – Unknown
In February 1997, the Israeli Air Force suffered its worst disaster ever. Two transport helicopters carrying troops collided in mid-air over the village of She’ar Yashuv in northern Galilee, resulting in the death of 73 soldiers. The small country mourned, and a commission of inquiry [...]
Many years have passed since then. The following quotes are from today’s most important Israeli Orthodox Jewish newspapers and from statements made by current ultra-Orthodox Jewish leaders:
“He who sues his friend in their secular court – his sin is unforgivable.” (Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, book published in 1981)
“Thus, a harsh edict, almost incurable, in the shape [...]
“My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.” – Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
You’ve probably heard of the term “Separation of Church and State”. What does it mean? For many it means exactly what it says: Let each and every religious person (or community) go about their own [...]