Eons before anybody ever heard of Marion Jones or Tiger Woods, Judaism recognized the importance of mental focus. In the case of Judaism, however, the stakes are weightier than any gold medal.
Now that we have the "genetic operating manual" for homo sapiens, where will it take us?
Judaism has developed a game plan for giving that is part artform, part science and all good sense.
If not for recycled rumors, catty appraisals, backhanded compliments and sarcastic asides, how would we ever make interesting conversation?