Thou Shalt Prescribe? Should Justice Principles Apply to Medicine? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

i used to suffer from annual sinus infections. the treatment was simple. one doctor appointment and a $5.00 prescription for erythromycin. one year, my doctor wrote a script for a “new” medication. he told me that it might make me feel better “a day” sooner. the pharmacy bill for the new drug was $70.00! thereContinue reading “Thou Shalt Prescribe? Should Justice Principles Apply to Medicine? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Was Gandhi Right On His View of “An Eye For An Eye”? Ask Fred Valdamar Ortiz: A Ten Commandments’ Story

“an eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind” mahatma gandhi mahatma gandhi’s wisdom concerning the biblical pronouncement of an “eye for an eye” missed the statement’s meaning. an incident in utah is proof. leviticus 24:19-20, states that “.. a man who inflicts an injury upon his fellow man just asContinue reading “Was Gandhi Right On His View of “An Eye For An Eye”? Ask Fred Valdamar Ortiz: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

A Billion Hits for Tzedakah? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

it wasn’t a great song. it wasn’t a great video. despite that, the music video has over 1 billion views. yes. one billion! the video’s concept and production, however, were a hit. the video production provided real people and their reactions to what occurred. their reactions were priceless. the video’s concept was to take theContinue reading “A Billion Hits for Tzedakah? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A Modern Day Pharaoh?: God vs. Gov. Cuomo: An Exodus Redux

the lord said to moses, “come to pharaoh and speak to him, ‘so said the lord, god of the hebrews, “send out my people so that they may serve me. exodus 8:1 right now, god is smiling. why? the governor of new york, governor cuomo has declared war against the jewish community of new york.Continue reading “A Modern Day Pharaoh?: God vs. Gov. Cuomo: An Exodus Redux”

Are Some Murders More Equal Than Others? Social Justice vs. Social Justice: God, George Orwell, and Biblical Justice

Are Some Murders More Equal Than Others? God, George Orwell, Justice and Social Justice