Daily Archives: April 25, 2012

Newt Gingrich’s Saving Lives & Saving Money 3

I have three items for my write-up today on Newt Gingrich’s Saving Lives & Saving Money: Transforming Health and Healthcare. 1.  On page 55, Newt states: “In the airline industry, we insist on safety first and profits second.  In providing … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Health Care, Political Philosophy, Politics

The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships 25: Humor

In my latest reading of The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships, Sean Barron talks about how humor is a good social skill and can attract people to you. I agree that this is often the case.  But I think that … Continue reading

Posted in Asperger's, Autism, Social Skills

Completing Novak’s The Image of the Non-Jew in Judaism

I finished David Novak’s The Image of the Non-Jew in Judaism.  I have three items. 1.  On page 248, Novak refers to the existence of thirty Noachide commandments.  But weren’t there only seven?  According to Novak, Menahem Azariah di Fano … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Rabbinics, Religion