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”

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”

A Better CRT? Critical Responsibility Theory: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

perhaps there is a CR theory that should be taught to children: “critical responsibility” theory. the theory is simple. “responsibility” is an important value in being a productive member of to society. with this crt theory, how should it be taught in school? i offer the following as discussion points for a teacher to employContinue reading “A Better CRT? Critical Responsibility Theory: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Another Museum Of (In)Tolerance: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

And you shall not oppress a stranger, for you know the feelings of the stranger, since you were strangers in the land of Egypt. exodus 23:9 holocaust museums, at their inception, may have been a good idea. unfortunately, many of these institutions have embarked on a path towards a pathway that will lead to bothContinue reading “Another Museum Of (In)Tolerance: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Thou Shalt Not Kill Carl: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

there is a line separating humans and animals. many humans appreciate that “wild animals” must maintain their “wildness.” in other words, their survival instincts cannot be compromised by human contact. simple acts of feeding “wild animals” can cause irreparable damage to them. they can become habituated. thus, when a “wild animal” gets too much humanContinue reading “Thou Shalt Not Kill Carl: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Are Teslas In Need of Morals and Values Programming? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

recent technological advances have brought functional devices interacting with the real world. in the past, robotic technology operated in places such as warehouses and manufacturing plants. tesla motor vehicle’s auto-pilot programming, with its recent encounter, suggest that auto-pilot devices will be in need of morals and values programming. human drivers must adhere to the “rulesContinue reading “Are Teslas In Need of Morals and Values Programming? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”