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The literal use of the concept of chosenness leads to division and dissension within the realm of humanity.
A scientific look at evolution does not show any directionality, let alone inevitable progress.
Which narratives, attitudes, beliefs and behaviors cultivate well-being, and which reinforce systems of persistent and terrible harm?
We find the divine in the face of the other. Everything is interrelated, including God.
Rabbi Shefa Gold describes the practice of devekut, the continual remembrance of God that leads us past the edge of what can be expressed through words.
We are heir to a rich assortment of metaphors for God that may resonate more powerfully than the High Holy Day images of king and judge.

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