Reading This Will Make You…Smarter…, Skepticism 101: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

with the advent of expression, manipulation was invented. individuals can be convinced of anything. manipulation employed for dishonest purposes can be dangerous. thus, the ability to be skeptical arose. this year is proof that skepticism is one of the most important tools of survival. thus, it is time to reflect on the many indicia ofContinue reading “Reading This Will Make You…Smarter…, Skepticism 101: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A Selfie World In Need of A Mirror: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

selfies are limiting. while they may capture a moment, at times thoughts, compassion, understanding and existentialism are absent. clout building shots with famous individuals or athletes, pictures with friends and family, and shots can turn into instant regret. provocative shots leave friends and families embarrassed. others extreme perfect shots result in fatality. selfies will soonContinue reading “A Selfie World In Need of A Mirror: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Master Class Messaging: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

when my best friend passed, a big event was held to honor him. my friend had an amazing legacy. i witnessed him assisting countless people. i know of hundreds of people he helped out of the goodness of his heart and his faith. he was the ultimate do-gooder. he was fearless, a fighter, and neverContinue reading “Master Class Messaging: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

“Misinformation?”…”Seriously?” A Ten Commandments’ Tale

two “catch” phrases have risen to prominence during the current presidential administration. first, “emergency” and the other “misinformation.” with “emergency,” the party in control believes that it is free to abandon the united states constitution for the sake of the country. as such, the word “emergency” has been redefined. it is the term used whenContinue reading ““Misinformation?”…”Seriously?” A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Nostra-Maimonides, TikTok, & Charity: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

tiktokker mr. harrison pawluk is at the center of a controversy. are his “random acts of kindness” really “acts of exploitation?” are they done for goodwill or merely for clicks and profits? dailymail.com to address this moral issue, we turn to an authority who lived over 800 years ago and offered scholarship on the conceptsContinue reading “Nostra-Maimonides, TikTok, & Charity: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Tail Of A Winner: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

american sports and sportsmanship is dying a slow painful death. many athletes find value social media presence and marketing over performance. also, a trend of professional sports teams have practiced in resting players. this results in paying fans deprived of their opportunity to see the sport’s superstars. finally, there is the trend of tanking. teamsContinue reading “The Tail Of A Winner: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Great Amplifier: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

i prefer to turn lights on in people’s souls rebbe menachem schneerson “amplification” is a word now captured by media and social media. taking a voice and making it known to the greater part of society is now considered a tool and a weapon. this social awareness is shaping politics and our educational systems. manyContinue reading “The Great Amplifier: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

What To Do With “Timing”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

two peoples fortunes dramatically shifted when elon musk purchased twitter: the creator of the libsoftiktok and former president donald trump. the libsoftiktok twitter account, without the musk acquisition, would likely have been suspended or frozen permanently.  the popular account which has garnished social clout and influence became a target for the left.  a washington postContinue reading “What To Do With “Timing”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Looking In The Mirror Can Be Painful: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

I am not what you would call a handsome man. The good Lord chose not to bless me with… with charm, athletic ability… or a fully functional brain.  paco, waterboy the great character actor mr. clint howard, brother of ron, in the waterboy movie, laid out the epic line “i am not what you wouldContinue reading “Looking In The Mirror Can Be Painful: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Words Can Have A Moment: A Ten Commandment’s Tale

the recent national football league tragedy of mr. dwayne haskins’ passing provides many lessons. one lesson is the timing of one’s opinions. no matter how correct or accurate an opinion placed upon social media or the news is, there are times when it is not appropriate. as a result, individuals on social media and newsContinue reading “Words Can Have A Moment: A Ten Commandment’s Tale”