Category Archives: Society

Be happy Canada just not too proud!

Perhaps consider this for our Canada Day weekend? Patriotism or nationalism are not virtuous in of themselves. Our nation needs to fix many things. Most notably the sins of the father.  http://www.chiefs-of-ontario.org/node/920 2014  100 yrs before Canada birthday, the British … Continue reading

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Super Tuesday mayhem… 

Just a few thought. USA Primaries Tuesday.  Striking how screwed up politics is. In the past, Trump has financially supported Democratic projects and candidates like amnesty. He even has deals with the mob. He won’t disclose his financials either. He … Continue reading

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Soc media trolling mirrors other abuse

Annoying! Harrassment or free speech? Protect people. Protect women. Protect fairness and justice.  Bullies and trolls don’t need freedom to hurt people – they need prosecution. Our Canadian Charter prescribes  the balance of freedom and duty but finding our balance … Continue reading

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#getloud for mental health

mental illnesses like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and others are silently killing people every day. (CMHA) I pledge to: Talk Show Share  http://www.cmhakelowna.org   

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School dress codes- a boundary of some kind is reasonable

Just saying… the recent media frenzy over Ontario school dress code bothers me. We have such a double standard about public school policies. Would ppl be upset if a private school set a standard? No. Why shouldn’t a public school … Continue reading

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Joseph Campbell storytelling- the power of myth never gets old.

Joseph Campbell, famous author and scholar of mythology, once spoke with Bill Moyers, PBS, and I was flummoxed but lately my middle-aged mind and body is figuring it out-maybe. Unlike Yogi Berra, the NY Yankee, whom I clearly comprehend- ” … Continue reading

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I don’t shop at Walmart- for evil practices of Billionaires

http://www.upworthy.com/theres-no-way-im-ever-shopping-at-walmart-again-unless-this-gets-fixed-now-right-now?c=ufb2 Every day, the Waltons collect $8.5 million in Walmart dividends. Walmart workers helped the Waltons build that fortune, but many of them have to support themselves with food stamps and food drives. ( Weber) ———- Just for the record, … Continue reading

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