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Greatest day of your life

In my final column on the greatest guide ever devised for a good world — the Ten Commandments — I offer my readers what may well be the single best thing you can do...

The worst sin

The Ten Commandments is the most morally influential piece of legislation ever written. To give a good idea of how relevant each of the 10 is, take the third...

PhDs and other false gods

I have been devoting my recent columns to the Ten Commandments because we need a fixed moral anchor to solve the problem of evil. Nothing is as effective as the Ten...

You can kill, but not murder

Ask almost anyone to recite the commandment in the Ten Commandments that prohibits taking a life and you will be told, “Thou Shall Not Kill.” That is the King James...

When Republicans win, it’s ‘dysfunctional’

Since the Bolsheviks inaugurated the first edition of their party newspaper Pravda (the Russian word for truth), the left has shaped truth to serve its goals. On an...

The media are much scarier than Ebola

WHY do some things scare people more than others? One reason is that people engage in a rational assessment of risk and conclude the appropriate level of fear. For...

Islamic State (ISIL) is ‘non-Islamic?’

PRESIDENT Obama declared in his recent address to the nation that “ISIL is not Islamic.” How does he know? On what basis did the president of the US declare the group...

On losing a parent

My father, Max Prager, died last week. Here are some thoughts on the death of a parent. 1. Longevity Parents who live long are very lucky. Not only for their longevity,...

Israel now: A free state vs. a police state

LET’S drop the names “Hamas” and “Israel” and make a list of the characteristics of two imaginary warring entities. We’ll call them Entity A and Entity B. Entity...

What’s the preoccupation with the Redskins?

GIVEN how much evil there is in the world; given how many signs of moral, intellectual and economic decline there are here in America; and given the increasing...