The notion of upgrading is a uniquely human problem. The concept is simple – there are improvements/revisions and thus a change that justifies upgrading and/or replacing. The famous Apple iPhone cycle is a perfect example of it: each year Apple comes out with a “better” handset and people upgrade to the newest device. Even the operating system is upgraded every year.
If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? You have a vessel you can board that could take you anywhere…
On the topic of building bridges, I’d like to talk about a spiritual approach to Torah: the “living word” of G-d.
In this week’s SemioBytes episode, Terry and I (very) briefly discuss Kabbalah. I have written on Kabbalah on YidBrik and even published an essay with field research on the topic. Additionally, I host a podcast about Kabbalah from my Orthodox Chassidic-Yeshivish approach.
Below you will find an embed of this post’s episode aired on Anchor and following it my response to the episode. I encourage you to subscribe to the blogs and podcast individually or sign up for emails to your inbox. Also, click here to learn more about this project and how you can contribute ideas (as well as be a guest speaker).