A Life Without Consequences: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

my generation is in part responsible for moving society towards a life “without consequences.” the underlying concept is that people are free can do whatever they please with no repercussions. legalization and decriminalization of marijuana was on of the efforts. my generation needed their guilt free and consequence free marijuana. part of my generation apparentlyContinue reading “A Life Without Consequences: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Your Best Role Model, Yourself? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

If I am not for me, who will be for me? rabbi hillel role models aspire us. they can shape our lives, our careers, our ambitions, and our destiny. with birth, we encounter our first role models; our mother and father. siblings, as well, can be role models. with time, the role model universe expandsContinue reading “Your Best Role Model, Yourself? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Tragedy When A Comedy Becomes Reality: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the seinfeld television show’s greatness was that it took three characters with little redeeming value and made their petty antics comedy. the show, “about nothing,” featured disputes involving proprietors of frozen yogurt, roasted chicken, and chinese food. most famously, there was the “soup nazi” episode. in the fantasy world, seinfeld characters, jerry, george, elaine andContinue reading “The Tragedy When A Comedy Becomes Reality: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A Latte Problems: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

rules exist for a reason ally carter progressive individuals and institutions embrace the belief that human beings are innately good. with innate goodness, who needs rules? starbucks coffee company decided to open their stores’ bathrooms to all comers. the results of such action were predictable for those who understand human nature. many humans take advantageContinue reading “A Latte Problems: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

“Thou Shalt Not Be Manipulated” The TCP Two Year Anniversary Post: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the tcp blog’s first post was on 8/10/2020. at the time, i started the blog because i felt the world was in chaos. two years have passed are were are still in chaos, albeit, a different sort of chaos. how have we survived the past two years? how will we survive the upcoming year? withContinue reading ““Thou Shalt Not Be Manipulated” The TCP Two Year Anniversary Post: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A Dog Day Afternoon In Los Angeles: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

two dogs, two neighborhoods, two tragedies, and two moral dilemmas. last week, los angeles was car accident central. there was the horrible taking of lives in an inferno of a car accident on la brea. there was also the reportedly drunk and out of control driver on walgrove who crashed her car into a houseContinue reading “A Dog Day Afternoon In Los Angeles: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

“Toxic Entitlement”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

in new york city, $4.75, worth of “toxic entitlement” has led to over twenty thousand dollars worth of damage to a store, store employees injured and mentally scarred, a young man dead, and a hard working family man facing a bogus murder charge. all of these events are due to financial disputes totaling $4.75; aContinue reading ““Toxic Entitlement”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A New York “State of Intent”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

a bottle of red, a bottle of white, perhaps a bottle of rose instead billy joel some stories arouse a morality debate. a new york bodega incident is a story of biblical proportion. every teen and adult in the united states should view both the video and read the account of what happened. this storyContinue reading “A New York “State of Intent”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The “Pelican Leak”? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

in 1993, mr. denzel washington and ms. julia roberts starred in the movie, “the pelican brief.” this john grisham thriller explored the assassination of a supreme court justice as a means to change the outcome of a future supreme court case. in the movie, it was an energy sector environmental case which put tremendous financialContinue reading “The “Pelican Leak”? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Canada’s Greatest Export To The United States Threatened: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

canada’s great export to the united states is not mr. william shatner. like mr. shatner, however, canada’s greatest export came to the u.s. on their own volition. here, in the united states, this export found swaths of the country hospitable and settled down. they also too a fondness to the state of california. these exportsContinue reading “Canada’s Greatest Export To The United States Threatened: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”