Thou Shalt Not Have A Personal Experience? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

bullying allegations leveled against the duchess of sussex, meghan markle, gave rise to a bizzare response. her lawyer, in a bbc documentary, issued a technical denial of the bullying. the denial, however, included that “‘.. she wouldn’t want to negate anyone’s personal experiences.”dailymail what are “personal experiences?” are they the truth or someone else? theContinue reading “Thou Shalt Not Have A Personal Experience? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Thou Shalt Not Update: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

internet technology allows journalists have the opportunity to “update” stories. internet technology also allows for journalists to do a rudimentary “fact checks.” thus, journalists, even with tight deadlines, can quickly “google” to confirm their assertions and facts. updating stories can be used to correct inaccurate information. it can also be used to update the storyContinue reading “Thou Shalt Not Update: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A Truthful Witness Can Be Brutal: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

both civil and criminal trial witnesses are wild cards. they are the box of chocolates. you never know what you are going to get. three decades of trial experience has brought me to the first two essential words of trial testimony: “pandora’s box.” in essence, keep things clean, simple and to the point. trying toContinue reading “A Truthful Witness Can Be Brutal: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Misinformation, Lies, & Real Emotions: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

philadelphians have a reputation for being tough and character flawed. philly sport fans placed the city of brotherly love on the map when the city placed a jail in the football stadium dedicated housing disorderly and unruly fans. the fans took it to another level when they famously booed santa clause. dp recently, national newsContinue reading “Misinformation, Lies, & Real Emotions: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Times Change…People Don’t: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

Noah was a righteous man he was perfect in his generations; Noah walked with God. genesis 6:9 people grown up in their era, their time, and their values. noah’s story best illustrates this concept. noah, in his time, was humanity’s best. noah’s righteousness, however, may not compare well with the righteousness of future generations. asContinue reading “Times Change…People Don’t: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Crazy, The Truth and The Consequences: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

my aunt, bless her soul, got truthy. her long-standing neurological problems and mental deterioration freed her from having a filter. her ability to adjust her public thoughts and opinions was compromised. she simply could care less of the fall out or consequences of what she would say. she spoke her mind. she got “meshugah.” thisContinue reading “The Crazy, The Truth and The Consequences: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Sex Tape That Rocks Darwinism? An Adults Only Tale In Science

araali the chimpanzee now shares company with paris hilton and kim kardashian. he is likely to neither cash in with the tape or land a reality tv series. he may have, however, exposed the fact that chimpanzees have taken the upper hand on evolutionary race. does this tape prove they now the top banana? mathewContinue reading “The Sex Tape That Rocks Darwinism? An Adults Only Tale In Science”

A World Without Discourse, A Must Read: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

nobody’s voice should be suppressed us vice president kamala harris to understand the problem in context, i share with you three stories. first, in my occupation, i have been blessed to interact with some brilliant doctors. one of them, a shoulder specialist, imparted upon me the following wisdom: he said that one great surgery oftenContinue reading “A World Without Discourse, A Must Read: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Was Old News Good News? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

before the internet and social media became primary new sources, journalism was quite different. absent the current instantaneous immediacy and the sheer value of clicks, periodicals were driven to produce quality reporting. journalists had more time to invest in their product. in these earlier times, journalists were often not the story originators. they would purveyContinue reading “Was Old News Good News? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Can A Photo Lie Yet Tell The Truth? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

while a picture can tell a thousand words, an altered photograph can tell much more. it can reveal character, values and the truth. time’s 100 most influential people magazine cover of prince harry and meghan markle has been roasted as satire. numerous media outlets have pointed out the picture’s phony aspects. express.co the cover revealsContinue reading “Can A Photo Lie Yet Tell The Truth? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”