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”

Ms. Ee Lee’s Life & Tragedy: If You Are a Lives’ Matter Supporter, Did Her Life Matter? Part IV of the Series

ms. ee lee was a vulnerable person in the united states. while she was 37 years old, she had the mental capacity of an 8-year-old. while she was asian, she was from a marginalized asian ethnicity, the hmong. the hmong, unlike other asian ethnicities, are a people without a country. u.s. societal movements have broughtContinue reading “Ms. Ee Lee’s Life & Tragedy: If You Are a Lives’ Matter Supporter, Did Her Life Matter? Part IV of the Series”

Ms. Ee Lee’s Life and Tragedy: A Crime Against An At Risk Individual: Part III of the Series

ms. ee lee, besides being asian, was a member of one of the most vulnerable classes in society. prior to her murder, ms. lee lived with a mental disability. part iii of this series address ms. lee’s mental condition and whether it played some role in her tragic death and demise. prior to her murder,Continue reading “Ms. Ee Lee’s Life and Tragedy: A Crime Against An At Risk Individual: Part III of the Series”

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”

Does Size Matter When It Comes to Theft? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the ten commandments’ provision for thou shall not steal is clear. there is no provision that a little theft is permissible. in fact, little thefts have huge impacts on the most vulnerable in society. often, homeless people have their possessions stolen. such theft creates a greater hardship than a small theft occurring of a wealthyContinue reading “Does Size Matter When It Comes to Theft? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Chinatown’s George Floyd Moment: The Problematics of Racial Politics: It Is A Ten Commandments’ Problem

anybody watching the news has seen the video of a male african american pushing an elderly asian man from behind down to the sidewalk in a bay area chinatown. the video is powerful. countless news stories of the chinatown violence epidemic lead with that scene. politically correct media, in many accounts, intentionally omit the allegedContinue reading “Chinatown’s George Floyd Moment: The Problematics of Racial Politics: It Is A Ten Commandments’ Problem”

The Torah’s Four Words that China Fears: “Let My People Go”

the ten commandments story centers around god freeing children of israel from bondage from egypt. since that time, nations have confronted slavery. the torah’s words were not lost on the emancipation movement in the united states harriet tubman employed a song with those famous words as part of the underground railroad. americaslibrary.gov slavery allegations haveContinue reading “The Torah’s Four Words that China Fears: “Let My People Go””

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”

Underdogism, This Dreydel Is My Dreydel, This Dreydel Is Your Dreydel, and a Head Spinning Tale of Folk Musician Woody Guthrie, A Famous Communist Antifascist Hanukah Song Writer

a happy antifascist, communist hanukah to you! only in america could this story happen. i would like to thank mr. guthrie and his story as a vehicle for an important discussion with respect our present times. the late great woody guthrie, who penned and sang the famous folk song “this land is my land, thisContinue reading “Underdogism, This Dreydel Is My Dreydel, This Dreydel Is Your Dreydel, and a Head Spinning Tale of Folk Musician Woody Guthrie, A Famous Communist Antifascist Hanukah Song Writer”

God vs. Picard: Competing World Visions: The Torah vs. Star Trek

captain picard, in the television show, star trek the next generation, noted the development of society on earth with the statement that “we’ve eliminated hunger, want, the need for possessions — we’ve grown out of our infancy.” cite was picard right? this statement from the star trek series’ writers offers an insight of how theyContinue reading “God vs. Picard: Competing World Visions: The Torah vs. Star Trek”