“One Candle, One Life, One Planet: The Jewish Festival of Hanukkah and the Deep Meaning of Small Differences,” by Robert Pollack

How do we measure the importance of an event, the meaning of the difference it makes? As a scientist my answer is simple: the bigger the difference, the more important the event. By this measure the most important event by far must have been the beginning of the world of Nature of which we are a current part.

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