By Karen Friedman

Let’s reimagine a famous Biblical tale for a moment. Moses is wandering the desert when God speaks to him. He tells Moses he has heard the cries of his people in Egypt and wants to know how Moses will lead them out of captivity. The next day, Moses returns to God and shows him a PowerPoint presentation packed with maps, directional charts, compass settings, seasonal climate trends and a breakdown of costs.

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God is so overwhelmed by all the data that he sends Moses back to the desert, telling him he does not have what it takes to lead the Israelites to a land of milk and honey. The people are forced to wander for another 40 years. Read more…