Monthly Archives: January 2014

Tikkun Olam

Tikkun Olam:  Repair the World and Keep it Holy (Whole) When it comes to the Jewish concept of “tikkun olam” translated as “repairing the world”, traditional Judaism and Kabbalah differ only in how much emphasis is placed on the inner … Continue reading

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Whats Love Got To Do With It?

There is a general principle in physics called the “observer effect” which asserts that trying to objectively measure something cant really be done without it affecting the system or object to be measured. That sounds like a very frustrating scientific … Continue reading

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Dangerous New Sex Disorder

From the Mailbag This Week:   Dear Dr. Mazer, I have a lot of shame over what I am about to tell you. I am a 30 year old male graduate student in English Literature. I had planned on pursuing a … Continue reading

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Tell Me I’m Paranoid

This whole consumer tracking and digital media marketing thing is really starting to creep me out. Tell me I’m paranoid but I clearly remember pausing in front of the Thomas Bagel Thins while at Publix today. I couldn’t decide if … Continue reading

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