The west & its institutions has generally been the moral standard the world is judged by. Our progress, peacefulness, and prominance due to our civility, prosperity and progress have made this true for over 300 years. But lately things have changed. With the rise, power & influence of third world like far right & left … Continue reading Why the Western Moral Code Matters
Last night's State of the Union address given by President Trump talked the talk, as usual, about building bridges and creating a unified United States of America for the people again. At the same time, it agreed to no concession to liberals and Democrats and stuck mainly by the wrongful aim to "build the wall". … Continue reading On Building Political Bridges
The Ontario government recently tabled a bill that will cut family doctor's salaries. This is obviously a move that will please his ignorant populus driven support base, but it's not in Ontario's or it's middle classes best interests. It also threatens our publicly funded healthcare system, as it may drive doctors elsewhere, or into private … Continue reading On Socialism and our Economy
Veganuary is a movement that has really taken off in the past few years. This year there are more than 300,000 new signers on, a great sign of veganism's growing popularity and inclusion in mainstream culture. I went vegan in 2008 after three years of transitioning from a omnivore to a vegetarian to then mostly … Continue reading Happy #Veganuary!
This is a blog about abuse and how abusers use the feeling of belonging to groom their victims. If you are a survivor of abuse, you may be triggered. I hope you will find comfort and healing as well here, and that this blog will help you on your recovery and healing journey. One way … Continue reading On Belonging
I received a heartbreaking email today from the Humane Society International regarding the extreme heat and resultant bushfires in Australia. I get angry reading these emails because years of ignoring the warnings about global warming has brought our world to this point, and as usual its the most powerless, like animals who will be hardest … Continue reading On Conservation