Tag: overview effect

  • 17: Jewish Civilization and the Overview Effect

    17: Jewish Civilization and the Overview Effect

    In this episode Jacob reviews Frank White’s philosophy from his book “The Overview Effect,” and how this phenomena/effect can be positively embraced by a forward-thinking Jewish Civilization. Transcript: You are listening to space midrash. I am your host, Jacob Sager. I believe in an artful, ethical and inclusive humanity thriving amongst the cosmos. We are […]

  • 10: Our Seder in Outer Space

    10: Our Seder in Outer Space

    Passover and The Space Age go together. Before this podcast, Jacob began considering the impact of the Overview Effect on Jewish communities Worldwide. The Overview Effect being the cognition or experience of viewing the earth from space or in space. He wrote his original thoughts in an essay on Times of Israel blogs in 2021. […]

  • Ep. 3: How do we see ourselves (from space)?

    Ep. 3: How do we see ourselves (from space)?

    As technology advances, we are increasingly thrust into a reality where we must come to terms with our place in the universe. This new reality has the potential to drastically change the way we see ourselves and our place in the world. Jewish civilization, with its long history of storytelling, has the opportunity to lead the way in this new era.

  • Ep. 1: What does the Space Age mean for the Jews?

    Ep. 1: What does the Space Age mean for the Jews?

    Space Midrash is a podcast that explores the intersection of Jewish civilization and the space age. Our goal is to promote understanding and cooperation between these two areas. Jacob Sager is the host of the Space Midrash podcast. – How space is becoming increasingly important in our world – The increase in the number of disputes related to space – The recent overturning of laws in Israel that excluded converts to Judaism – The proliferation of live stream channels that offer different perspectives on rocket launches – How the space age may impact the Jewish people – How Jewish people can take advantage of opportunities in the new space age