Monthly Archives: April 2014

Out of the gate?

Thought to get out of the gates before any chance to drag me to the ground. Some silly souls, thought if they dragged me down and crushed me into the dirt that I would let them prop me up just … Continue reading

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Look to deeper pockets for growth; help small business for benefit of owners and their families

Rather than trying to make things easy for small business in order to improve economic potential, governments should try to make things exceedingly easy for the smallest businesses because small businesses are often an alternative when no decent employment is … Continue reading

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Alternative pathways

If I had known how the last several years were going to transpire, I would most likely have made different decisions and been on the verge of earning a PhD in addition to any career- or business-related activities which did … Continue reading

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Arab leader decries Holocaust

“Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday the Holocaust was “the most heinous crime” of modern history and expressed his sympathy for the victims, a rare acknowledgment by an Arab leader of Jewish suffering during the Nazi genocide.” – China … Continue reading

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For the campaign room

Some day I might like to cooperate in some activities which can make use of the following skills. It seems practical to have a handy summary. ______________________________________________________________ I can listen, think and enter data at the same time, with pauses … Continue reading

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John Locke’s “Letters on Toleration”

John Locke was a political philosopher whose views enormously shaped the development of the American constitution. He is also sometimes attributed for popularizing, at the time, a view that it was not wrong to take land that was not farmed, … Continue reading

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Ontario Human Rights Code – Section 10

Section 10 defines harassment as “engaging in a course of vexatious comment or conduct that is known or ought to be known to be unwelcome.” … “It should be understood that some types of comments or behaviour are unwelcome based … Continue reading

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Mental illness and religiosity, by region

I would be curious to compare various statistics on mental illnesses to enrollment in various religious denominations across jurisdictions, particularly in the USA and Canada. I suspect you would find a particularly large population of “confirmed” cases of illness (correcting … Continue reading

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Support for marijuana decriminalization in Canada

The National Post and The Globe and Mail last year both published surveys from a well-reputed surveying company (EKOS) that a clear and strong majority (66%) of Canadians support decriminalization. I think it is safe to assume that a negligible … Continue reading

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American logic: Guns and nukes

Guns: Everyone is safer if everyone has a gun, because if anyone ever pulls a gun then everyone else will have a gun to pull back on them, so no one would ever be so crazy as to pull a … Continue reading

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