Weekly Links February 10th-17th 2012

For anyone for whom religion is central, an essential read.  Also, would love to hear a cogent modern defence on behalf of religious conservatives to the arguments against rigid interpretation of sacred texts

http://www.stateofformation.org/2012/02/a-response-to-conservative-commentary-on-the-national-prayer-breakfast/

Even after seeing this, I am not sure I believe that such technology already exists

http://www.ted.com/talks/ariel_garten_know_thyself_with_a_brain_scanner.html

A famous relative I never knew

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/story/2012/02/09/rabbi-plaut-obituary.html

One of the most practical applications of rigorous philosophical thought in the Western world today

http://jme.bmj.com/content/early/2012/01/19/medethics-2011-100351.full

The Torah as backing for the Occupy movement

http://jewishindependent.ca/Archives/Feb12/archives12Feb10-07.html

Beautiful

http://alizaberger.wordpress.com/2012/02/16/mishpatim/

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