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Ontario government rolls back civilization

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Math and Science, Politics and Activism, Technology

In my life, I have held the notion that civilization is intended to move forward… a slow but steady pace, but forward nevertheless.  Therefore, it dismays me greatly to see that the government of Ontario is green-lighting a college for homeopathy.  This body would function like a real professional college, overseeing the qualifications and care […]

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It’s Superb Owl Sunday!

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen

    Yes, it’s that time of the year again.  Not being a fan of American hand-egg, I leave you with this:  

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OK “Buy Local” people… now’s your chance to step up!

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

With the departure of Target from Canadian soil, there is a unique opportunity here for the people who go on about “buy Canadian” and “buy local” to really step up and show that their anti-box-store, anti-big-chain, anti-American bleating isn’t just hot air. Target will close 133 stores, freeing up acres of retail space and about […]

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Do, or do not. There is no “Click Like to Support”.

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

It’s that time of the year when the “Click to support” campaigns will start pushing hard. Here’s something to think about… My heartfelt belief is that clicking like to support a cause is a pointless gesture. To show support, one must make an actual contribution of at least one of time/effort/goods/money.  If you haven’t put […]

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