The Ten Commandments and the Social Justice are the two systems for redistribution of individually created wealth aimed at making a better world for everybody, or Tikkun Olam in Jewish spiritual terms. 618 more words
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By Tom Quiner
The world has never seen a nation as great as the United States of America.
The confluence of Judeo-Christian values and capitalism created unprecedented prosperity. 320 more words
My vision of King David, the Biblical warrior king of ancient Israel, struts through a desert sandstorm. The costume I designed for him incorporates mainly Assyrian and Arabic influences, but I gave him a fairly dark complexion to reflect possible African ancestry inherited from the Hebrews’ captivity Egypt. 35 more words
California just became the third state (behind West Virginia and Mississippi, to boot) to eliminate both personal and religious exemptions for childhood vaccinations in light of the recent Disneyland measles outbreak. 684 more words
Despite the frequent claim that we are living in a secular age defined by the death of God, many citizens in rich Western democracies have merely switched one notion of God for another — abandoning their singular, omnipotent (Christian or Judaic or whatever) deity reigning over all humankind and replacing it with a weak but all-pervasive idea of spirituality tied to a personal ethic of authenticity and a liturgy of inwardness. 1,342 more words