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”

Someone Lied and Someone Died: A Ten Commandments’ Story: A Cautionary Tale for the United States

“lies are like matches, you play with one and you can start a fire” ten commandments’ violations can have a cascade effect. one violation, a lie, can lead to a bigger and more consequential violation, a murder. currently, the united states has a number of individuals, media and institutions freely spewing lies about fellow americansContinue reading “Someone Lied and Someone Died: A Ten Commandments’ Story: A Cautionary Tale for the United States”

A Tale of a Child’s Rebellion

i ran into a wonderful caring mother who i have known for years. she had a developmentally disabled child. the child i believed was at at least eighteen or may have been in her early 20s. this mother was depressed. she told me that there has been a change in her daughter. she no longerContinue reading “A Tale of a Child’s Rebellion”

The Blended Commandments? Academics vs. Real Life: What Is Sufficient?

in the book “the ten commandments a short history of an ancient text”, the author, michael coogan, does a thoughtful and scholarly inquiry into the ten commandments. one of mr. coogan’s obsession within his book is to lay out that the torah contain multiple versions the ten commandments. further, he points out the additional ritualContinue reading “The Blended Commandments? Academics vs. Real Life: What Is Sufficient?”

The Little Song That Could: The Most Politically Correct Holiday Song Ever Written: Lessons To Be Learned

lessons can be learned from a little song. this little song is the perfect example of how ten commandments values can be effectively promoted in the public arena. in the united states, the first amendment provides for religious liberty. the first amendment also provides a prohibition from government sanctioned religion. thus, the challenge for thoseContinue reading “The Little Song That Could: The Most Politically Correct Holiday Song Ever Written: Lessons To Be Learned”

A Goal Line Score for Goodness: A Special Person Who Was Able Teach Many One of Life’s Most Important Lessons

we start off life being are all about ourselves. some individuals can go through their entire life being all about themselves. it takes a maturity to be able to start seeing others in life and their needs. when we see others and their needs, our attitudes change. we realize that there is more going onContinue reading “A Goal Line Score for Goodness: A Special Person Who Was Able Teach Many One of Life’s Most Important Lessons”

Victims of Theft: A Modest Project Proposal

in my jr. high public school, we had to attend drug education programs. tragically, this programming most likely promoted the use of street drugs as opposed to the intended purpose of discouraging it. the special guest lecturer was a former drug user who told us about the drug using life style. we were not presentedContinue reading “Victims of Theft: A Modest Project Proposal”

The Project

the project is meant to develop educational programming with respect to the ten commandments. the project is meant to be of a positive nature. the educational programming is meant for all walks of life. the intent is to do good. all individuals are invited to the project if they are so interested. while the tenContinue reading “The Project”