Rules For Some, Rules For None: A Rollerball Society: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“No, there aren’t. There aren’t any rules at all.” Jonathan E Rollerball (1975) while george orwell’s novels 1984 and animal farm describe the current world of politics and power. the 1975 movie “rollerball” offers an additional dimension. have governments, social activists and corporations worked in concert to create a societal vision? this question, in part,Continue reading “Rules For Some, Rules For None: A Rollerball Society: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Cultural Appropriation and Loving It: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

a levant religion, a spanish poem, and an african melody, what could go wrong? nothing. the ten commandments dictated the observance of the sabbath. practitioners of judaism, for a variety of reasons, left israel and established communities throughout the world. at one point, there was a significant spanish jewish community. in the 16th century spain,Continue reading “Cultural Appropriation and Loving It: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Texas Exodus Outrage: A Ten Commandments’ Story

the nytimes reported “like millions of his constituents across texas, senator ted cruz had a frigid home without electricity this week amid the state’s power crisis. but unlike most, mr. cruz got out, fleeing houston and hopping a wednesday afternoon flight to cancún with his family for a respite at a luxury resort.” question: whyContinue reading “The Texas Exodus Outrage: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

Chinatown’s George Floyd Moment: The Problematics of Racial Politics: It Is A Ten Commandments’ Problem

anybody watching the news has seen the video of a male african american pushing an elderly asian man from behind down to the sidewalk in a bay area chinatown. the video is powerful. countless news stories of the chinatown violence epidemic lead with that scene. politically correct media, in many accounts, intentionally omit the allegedContinue reading “Chinatown’s George Floyd Moment: The Problematics of Racial Politics: It Is A Ten Commandments’ Problem”

The “You Can Have It” Game

many people covet. they see beautiful houses, beautiful spouses, beautiful cars. they ponder as to how great their lives would be if they could only have that possession. sometimes, i like to play the game, “you can have it.” the “you can have it” game’s rules are as follows: first, choose the item that youContinue reading “The “You Can Have It” Game”

The Ultimate Parenting Challenge

in the book of genesis, the ultimate parenting challenge was tasked upon rebecca. her parenting challenge was of the highest level of complexity. it was both multigenerational, foundational to nations. and was a “mission from god.” rebecca’s husband isaac had issues. he was the subject of a conflict with his older half-brother, ishmael as toContinue reading “The Ultimate Parenting Challenge”

Den-Nation! Fox Cub Dominance. World Order Explained?

a researcher studied fox dens. fox cubs were observed from birth to the point they left the den to enter the world. this was documented in the paper “juvenile behavioural development and intra-litter hierarchy establishment in captive red fox cubs(vulpes vulpes.)” sandra alvarez-betancourt. “observations of captive foxes and infrared video of wild fox earths suggest thatContinue reading “Den-Nation! Fox Cub Dominance. World Order Explained?”

State Sponsored Murder of At Risk Youth

many individuals love to use marijuana for recreational purposes. many people, in their usage, want to have the consumption and possession of it legal. many government officials love marijuana. many government officials love the campaign contributions that marijuana advocacy can provide. many government officials love the tax revenues that marijuana can provide. in sum, governmentContinue reading “State Sponsored Murder of At Risk Youth”

Orange You Happy Now? Exacting Punishment, Lessons To Be Learned, and The Ten Commandments

leviticus 24:19, provides that “a man who inflicts an injury upon his fellow man just as he did, so shall be done to him [namely,] fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth. just as he inflicted an injury upon a person, so shall it be inflicted upon him.” this has been interpreted thatContinue reading “Orange You Happy Now? Exacting Punishment, Lessons To Be Learned, and The Ten Commandments”

Historically Great Leaders, The Ten Commandments, and China

alexander the great was religiously tolerant. biographyonline.net cyrus the great was religiously tolerant. tolerance.tavaana.org thus, in history leaders have achieved levels of greatness by allowing individuals within their empires to practice their own religion. in 2019, bitterwinter.org reported the chinese government replacing the ten commandment with quotes from their leader, xi jingping. according to theContinue reading “Historically Great Leaders, The Ten Commandments, and China”