Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.
No More Worshipping The Beautiful People
We were brought up on stories about the beautiful people. The better people. The people who rule over us. No more.
How My Wife Taught Me To Love Myself
How blaming my wife, and her refusal to blame me back, taught me what it means to love someone. Including myself.
There Is Nothing Wrong With Jews Leaving Their Communities
Why we’ve got “Don’t confuse the Jews with Judaism” all wrong.
A King, A Queen, And A World Going Mad
A story about a kingdom going mad, and the painful choice the leaders had to make. And what this all means in a country where it often seems we are constantly trying to hold onto our sanity.
What I Learned From Talking To Both Sides Of An Activist-Zionist Conflict
I started off angry at both sides. But the more I spoke with them, the more complicated the story became.
How The Reactions To “One Of Us” Have Exposed Our Poisonous Tribalism
I thought the reaction to the latest documentary about those leaving Hasidic communities, “One of Us,” would be different. I was wrong.
Why Orthodox Jews Marched For Racial Justice
We couldn’t complain in quiet anymore. We had to do what the Torah calls us to do: act.
What The Reactions To The Weinstein Scandal Reveal About Us
How our culture chooses to discuss sexual assault says a lot more about why it happens than specific incidents.
Maybe The Times Didn’t Change. Maybe It Was Me.
Maybe I should have been resisting all along.
I Don’t Care If You’re Not Afraid Of Nazis
Let me walk around with a broken heart in the middle of this beautiful, August summer day. Let me have my moment.
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