Science & Technology
Technology taps the Divine forces present in nature from the moment of creation.
The computer age and the information revolution have given all of us enormous power and the ability to reach virtually anyone anywhere, at any time. Yes, technology allows us to live more comfortably and work more efficiently, but do we understand how it makes our lives more meaningful? Developments in science and technology teach us to be more sensitive to the intangible and the sublime: the forces behind computers are invisible, and yet we clearly recognize their awesome power and reach. Similarly, we must come to accept that the driving force behind the entire universe is intangible and sublime, and we must come to experience the transcendent in everything, beginning with ourselves.
Over two centuries ago Rabbi Schneur Zalman presented us with an invaluable model of life that can be appreciated now more than ever. Freud and his colleagues may be the fathers of psychology today. But the Alter Rebbe is the true father of the psychology of tomorrow.Read More