I apologize for repeating an anecdote that I wrote about in an earlier blog post. But it is highly pertinent, so please forgive my transgression.

My late brother was in the midst of his PhD in physics when he passed away. But during the many years he was studying physics, he was often asked how he can be a religious Jew, yet believe that the universe is 9 billion years old. The biblical account of creation seems to indicate that our existence is only around 6000 years old. My brother’s answer was succinct and brilliant: “there can only be one truth. It’s our job to discover it. Don’t blame God for our shortsightedness”.

In the years before modern media, the flow of information from one point to another was incredibly limited. Just the fact…


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Edward Snowden, Truth and its Many Versions – Times Israel

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