Obsession

A friend of mine called me up last night and said, “John, you’ve gotta see this movie.” Being the rather cynical guy that I am, my mental response was “Well, I don’t HAFTA see anything.” Not knowing that she was already talking to the world expert on everything, she went on, “It encapsulates the whole … Read more Obsession

Forgiveness and Peace

A friend and I were driving to Tel Aviv, and we argued about forgiveness. Most of our discussion revolved around spiritual principles governing the interaction between individuals. To some degree all of us understand what that means, but what about peoples and nations? No, don’t worry. I’m not going to throw religion at you. That’s … Read more Forgiveness and Peace

Just Like They Did in 9/11

Talking about barbarians yesterday has gotten me thinking about barbarism. That got me thinking about 9/11, which got me thinking about airline hijackings (skyjacking), which got me thinking about the PLO. Capice? Now, it’s true that the PLO didn’t invent the idea of skyjacking. People have been hijacking vehicles since the invention of the horse. … Read more Just Like They Did in 9/11