Divine morality doesn’t end with the revelation at Mount Sinai. Much more is required than unquestioning obedience. Jewish authorities have always maintained that Torah is also rooted in human reason. Jewish morality is a complicated system of value judgements. But, someone has to be awake driving behind the wheel. That being the case, the “614th” commandment runs deep – thou shalt not be gullible.
Weighing the evidence is a foundational CBT intervention designed to challenge negative self beliefs, personal schemas, and “what-if” rumination.