Terrorism

The Better Angels of Our Nature blog - Conversations with Gabriel Michael

The Better Angels of Our Nature

The spies were at it again.     The overweight troll droned on while two Chinese women hung on his every word.  The two were conscientious enough to ensure that one of them was touching him at every moment.  They listened intently and encouraged him with giggles to continue his obnoxious behavior.  Sweat poured from his temples as...

Á mes amis en France, merci!

Á mes amis en France, merci!

Á mes amis en France, merci!     On Sunday the 12th of October something seismic happened.     These things do happen from time to time, but you have to look for them.  Sometimes they are immediately apparent; sometimes, upon reflection, we can see that a particular event was an inflection point.     Back during President Trump’s first presidential campaign… (the one...

Israel and Saudi Arabia Must Save the World…Together

My heart lies heavy.     As most of you know, I am Jewish.  I am not entirely sure what that means, frankly.  Carolyn, my older daughter, says we are Jew “ish”… I heard the term “flexidox” recently.  I am not sure if it is a religion, a culture or, perhaps, a blending of the two.  I don’t...

9/11, 15 Years Later

9/11, 15 Years Later This last weekend marked the anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks. As is the case, every year the patriotic memes went up on social media.  Flags were flown outside of garages, and the families of over three thousand souls wept silently for their loss. With each passing year the memory fades...