Was He a God Fella? God, Sarah & Humor: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“I make you laugh, I’m here to … amuse you? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny? joe pesci, good fellas was joe pesci goodfellas’ epic scene inspired by the god fella? the torah records a similar scene. perhaps, the henry hill character was inspired by the matriarch sarah. the storyContinue reading “Was He a God Fella? God, Sarah & Humor: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Helping The Few To Help the Many? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

‘logic clearly dictates that the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few… or the needs of the one’ Spock leonard nimoy lived in my neighborhood. walking to and from elementary school, i always have my eyes out for him as i passed by his residence. i was in “search for spock. ”Continue reading “Helping The Few To Help the Many? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Is Wikipedia Truth-a-Pedia? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

Do not add to the word which I command you, nor diminish from it, to observe the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you. deuteronomy 4:2 god’s pronouncement prohibiting text change to the torah evidences his brilliant vision and understanding of human nature. this is to be expected from the master ofContinue reading “Is Wikipedia Truth-a-Pedia? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Torah That Became A Political Football: A Ten Commandments’ Story

the physical torah is clumsy. it consists of two wooden scrolls and pages and pages of animal parchment text. the torah’s clumsiness is due to constant reading. every week, there is a torah reading cycle. with each new reading or portion, the scroll moves forward. thus, each wooden scroll either gains or loses weight. thus,Continue reading “The Torah That Became A Political Football: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

Mankind’s Retelling of the Story of Cain and Abel Is Often Flawed, Why? The Most Important Life Advice You Will Ever Receive: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

And the Lord said to Cain, “Why are you annoyed, and why has your countenance fallen? Is it not so that if you improve, it will be forgiven you? If you do not improve, however, at the entrance, sin is lying, and to you is its longing, but you can rule over it.” ‘ genesis,Continue reading “Mankind’s Retelling of the Story of Cain and Abel Is Often Flawed, Why? The Most Important Life Advice You Will Ever Receive: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Children Hear Everything: The Legend of “Char Man”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

children hear EVERYTHING. i learned it the hard way. i got burned. for children, summer overnight camp is magical experience. my opportunity came only once. our family ran a tight budget. as a result, each child got one shot at it. the month was filled with activities, learning and religious practice. during that month, iContinue reading “Children Hear Everything: The Legend of “Char Man”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Humanity, Machines & Stupidity: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road,” deuteronomy 6:5 government officials often lack common sense. they are also easily corrupted. the proof of this is california’s e-scooter pandemic. e-scooter rentals, based upon my personal observation, is an exercise of bad government and bad business practices. they haveContinue reading “Humanity, Machines & Stupidity: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Machines, Humanity, and a Canadian Tragedy: A Ten Commandments’ Story

“talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road,” deuteronomy 6:5 operating a motor vehicle is a privilege. improperly operated, they are instruments of death and destruction. this operational impropriety can range from inattentive negligence to sinister intent. the tianamen square incident, as discussed in a prior blog, representsContinue reading “Machines, Humanity, and a Canadian Tragedy: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

A Bad Subway Sign: A Ten Commandments’ Story

subway franchisees may be praying to god more than ever. the subway company issued new store closure rules which are controversial. the nypost reported that “subway stores that close more than once a year without permission barring “an act of god” — a strict legal term that tends to include only the most severe ofContinue reading “A Bad Subway Sign: 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”