The Stories That Shaped The Ten Commandments, Part #3: Genesis 37:3-4, 18-35: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the ten commandments just did not just miraculously appear at the top of mt. sinai. as families grew, family interactions became more complex and controversy arose. the patriarch jacob’s favoring of one child, joseph, over his others led to a cascade of immoral acts. joseph’s story offers many lessons. coveting, lying, murder, honoring one’s parents,Continue reading “The Stories That Shaped The Ten Commandments, Part #3: Genesis 37:3-4, 18-35: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Stories That Shaped The Ten Commandments, Part #2, Genesis 4:1-8: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the ten commandments just did not just miraculously appear at the top of mt. sinai. as soon as humanity was expelled from the garden of eden, mankind’s faults became ever so apparent. an interaction of the world’s first brothers perhaps inspired two of the ten commandments. the story of cain and abel is among theContinue reading “The Stories That Shaped The Ten Commandments, Part #2, Genesis 4:1-8: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A New York “State of Intent”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

a bottle of red, a bottle of white, perhaps a bottle of rose instead billy joel some stories arouse a morality debate. a new york bodega incident is a story of biblical proportion. every teen and adult in the united states should view both the video and read the account of what happened. this storyContinue reading “A New York “State of Intent”: 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”

Moore Justice, The Movie: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

there is a sickness in hollywood. it is not what you think. film makers often make themselves as heroes by taking other’s struggles and tragedies and making them into a movie. two movies document this point. “being the ricardos,” a biopic about lucille ball, “the offer,” a miniseries about the making of “the godfather” movie.Continue reading “Moore Justice, The Movie: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Littlest Losses Are The Biggest: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

youth is pure and innocent. children’s angelic faces take adults back to the idyllic times when a sandbox was heaven on earth. a child’s senseless loss can rock a community. while the well respected and aged’s passing can stir a community of memories, an innocent’s loss is one of potential memories and accomplishments; ones thatContinue reading “The Littlest Losses Are The Biggest: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Did We Witness Pure Evil? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

For God knows that on the day that you eat thereof, your eyes will be opened, and you will be like angels, knowing good and evil. genesis 3:5 [note: since this post, it has been reported that the interaction listed below was that of an actual law enforcement officer. it was quite astonishing at thatContinue reading “Did We Witness Pure Evil? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Grandma Robbed of “Smart Phone” and “Credibility?” A Ten Commandments’ Tale

Come senators, congressmen Please heed the call……There’s a battle outside and it is ragin’ … For the times they are a-changin’ bob dylan-with my profound apologies former california senator boxer had quite a predicament. despite her political party essentially being the monopoly of her state’s government, she fell victim to being robbed in open daylightContinue reading “Grandma Robbed of “Smart Phone” and “Credibility?” A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Moore (Family) Justice: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

you shall not pervert justice; you shall not show favoritism…. Justice, justice shall you pursue deuteronomy 16: 19-20 the moore family and their supporters scored one of the greatest victories in california criminal justice history. they took on the los angeles county sheriff’s department, the los angeles country district attorney, and the entire state ofContinue reading “Moore (Family) Justice: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A Monkey’s Tale of Aggression: A Ten Commandments’ Story

animal’s social behaviors exposes humanity’s roots. a pet monkey socially dominated a family. this monkey’s social climb tells us much about personal interactions and our society. a family told their story on a youtube video. they brought a monkey into their house essentially consisting of the mother, a daughter and a son. the family wasContinue reading “A Monkey’s Tale of Aggression: A Ten Commandments’ Story”