Category Archives: Society

A mindful articulate college student interviewed on @cbcconnect #kony2012

https://twitter.com/visualdichotomy I wonder how this young man, Grant Oyston, became such a skilled critically thinking Canadian? He researched, develop ideas, composed blog and participates actively in his community.  He is an Acadia student and freelance photographer.  He didn’t just join … Continue reading

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Author rips Goldwater for comments

Last week Marina Nemat, author of Prisoner of Tehran, was voted off by the CanadaReads panel. Ironically the scandal that arose was salvo with the winning selection last night with the winning Something Fierce by Carmen Aguirre. In either case, … Continue reading

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Kelowna people need to get more involved in politics

A mindful well written response to our recent municipal election in Kelowna. Regardless of your political persuasion, the core sentiment in this letter to the editor needs to be recognized as relevant. Her values are reflected in the thoughts of … Continue reading

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Depression and your workplace

Study indicates depression and the workplace. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/12/31/depression-at-work-10-careers-_n_802937.html#s217573&title=Nursing_HomeChildCare_Workers (huff post) It isn’t surprising to me that almost all these jobs are public services careers, where the task of serving people all day is required. Most of these jobs are not entrepreneurial … Continue reading

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My Space rap poet rant rocks!

Shannon Matesky , eighteen year old, from California, rant raps about our willingness to let devices interfere with our face to face human development. ( warning- course language ) “we give up real face to face with one another, for … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs Iconoclast-peace my friend, my guitar gently weeps

It’s been a full day and I am still in shock or grief. A man I never met or maybe never new yet I feel so sad- still. Why? Why do I feel, like millions, so emotionally attached to this … Continue reading

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Facebook, good or bad- we all need better habits

Check out Dan Misener( CBC Spark) article on Facebook’s latest customer crisis. He has great background and some terrific tips for everyone whether you are a conspiracy theorist or not. Dan has been a behind the mic brilliance for Nora … Continue reading

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