What About Me…Too? Reflections On The Other Cosby, Mr. Ennis William Cosby: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

an outrage for an outrage? with an “eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth” the torah speaks for proportionality for punishment and compensation. should outrage be proportional? outrage is tricky. huge outrage can be triggered minor events. fast food restaurants have been victims of epic outrage moments. a happy meal’s missing toy canContinue reading “What About Me…Too? Reflections On The Other Cosby, Mr. Ennis William Cosby: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Eating For the Perplexed? Reflections on Hot Dog Dominance: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

one of humanity’s greatest competitive eaters, joey chestnut, made history in the park dedicated to one of humanity’s greatest minds. this fourth of july, at the nathan’s hot dog eating contest, mr. chestnut nailed a patriotic 76 tally. a new record and a 14th title. mr. chestnut, perhaps the last remaining figure of american greatness,Continue reading “Eating For the Perplexed? Reflections on Hot Dog Dominance: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

When You Peel Back The Onion, You Will Never Know What You Will Find: A Ten Commandments’ Story

well, I won’t back downno, I won’t back downyou can stand me up at the gates of hellbut i won’t back down tom petty human beings are like onions. we have layers. just start peeling. while there is much to see on the surface, underneath, there are layers of substance. these layers will reveal, amongContinue reading “When You Peel Back The Onion, You Will Never Know What You Will Find: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

Hey Internet, No Tanks For Censoring a Historical Moment: An All Around Bad Idea

and they shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift the sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore. isaiah 2:4 the hebrew bible, despite its age, is popular today perhaps for one reason, “ugliness.” the bible freely describes the worst of humanity. even the revered,Continue reading “Hey Internet, No Tanks For Censoring a Historical Moment: An All Around Bad Idea”

Rules For Some, Rules For None: A Rollerball Society: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“No, there aren’t. There aren’t any rules at all.” Jonathan E Rollerball (1975) while george orwell’s novels 1984 and animal farm describe the current world of politics and power. the 1975 movie “rollerball” offers an additional dimension. have governments, social activists and corporations worked in concert to create a societal vision? this question, in part,Continue reading “Rules For Some, Rules For None: A Rollerball Society: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A Great UCLA Alumni Who Helped Save the Modern State of Israel: He Also Had A Symbolic Impact: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

on 3/3/21, the ucla student government passed a resolution on alleging that the israeli government is committing “ethnic cleansing” against the palestinians. jewishjournal.com rather than discuss the current ucla student government’s actions, i would like to take the time to celebrate a late and great ucla alumni who helped found the state of israel. heContinue reading “A Great UCLA Alumni Who Helped Save the Modern State of Israel: He Also Had A Symbolic Impact: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

America’s (Two) Social Commandments

currently in america, if one wishes to deride or destroy an individual, they are instantly called “racist and sexist.” there may be the only two things that matter in the american “social world.” “social” is the operative term as opposed to “criminal.” the two commandments are (1) “though shall not be a racist” and (2)Continue reading “America’s (Two) Social Commandments”

Lies to Punish Bad Behavior: An Un-Kosher Tale of Upset, Ignorance and Lies

i was showed a viral video of a man with his family in a breakfast establishment. i am making my observation on what i could make out so it is with reservation. it appeared that he went on a profane diatribe because he was upset over the food that had been delivered to his table.Continue reading “Lies to Punish Bad Behavior: An Un-Kosher Tale of Upset, Ignorance and Lies”