"AJ Jacobs: My year of living biblically: Author, philosopher, prankster and journalist AJ Jacobs talks about the year he spent living biblically — following the rules in the Bible as literally as possible." "Whether or not there is a God...Rituals can be sacred." "Rituals are by nature irrational, so the key is to chose the right rituals. The ones that are not harmful. But rituals by themselves are not to be misused." "Thou shalt pick and choose."