I do feel secure in presuming that I'm not the only American who didn't vote in 2016. I also feel no guilt watching President Trump on TV, reading his Tweets, listening to his "alternative facts," or learning more about how his decisions and actions ruffle and offend my fellow human beings at home and abroad.… Continue reading Historiography and the limits of naturalism: Thoughts on privacy, propaganda and free speech
"When I am ready to write The End of History and The Last Woman" I WILL. AND NOT BEFORE.
Family Values? Judge lets child rapist walk free after sodomizing boy. Claims the rapist didn't mean to hurt anyone. At least he didn’t quibble about the ethics of which kind of sexual assault is more acceptable, lest religion and syncretism conflict with modernism. As if healthcare and law are BOTH as “ignorant” as the “public.”… Continue reading Family Values? Judge lets child rapist walk free
What is Boredom? Why would anyone other than someone who is bored be interested about the topic? Why write about it unless your creating solutions to a problem? Could boredom ever be healthy? Boredom is a feeling first and foremost. It lies at the root of many illnesses, so many in fact, that the modern… Continue reading Boredom: What is it and how should we respond?
This truly deserves to be a larger picture. It really does. I tried REALLY HARD to find the English rendition of this song but for SOME REASON it's been wiped clean from You Tube. I suppose the religious amongst us don't want to be reminded of just how closely they resemble "The Other" from a… Continue reading A Tasteful Reminder of Why Politics and Religion should not mix
It may just be the former cheerleader in me, but I appreciate a good chant. I know that for many people currently protesting with Occupy Wall Street, someone with my social background would be considered unwelcome even if economically I qualify as unreservedly poor. But I liked this chant at the end of this video… Continue reading The latest in Protest Video
An often circulated FBI memo about the Roswell incident, which resulted in a fraud conviction for some of those involved has been republished, yet again. A variety of news outlets have commented on the recent unveiling of the 'Hottel' memo and some on the fringe of journalistic legitimacy have suggested that it's 'news worthy'. What… Continue reading Liars for Jesus: Historical Revisionism and supposed UFO revelations
I have always been an avid reader and lover of books but during my last year in University, I became bogged down by an almost full time work schedule and a failure of community that left me not only unmotivated but also seemingly paralyzed by depression. The past year has seen me turn around and… Continue reading New to the Bookshelf
The movie Calendar Girls has been turned into a stage play to open at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto on April 15th.