Monthly Archives: May 2017

Karla Homolka and the Failure of Common Sense

It is one thing for Karla to have had three kids and not have abused or harmed them. It is quite another to have her working at the children’s school after she participated in the abuse and killing of two … Continue reading

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Way Beyond Alvin Toffler’s Future Shock

Life and lifestyles today–how fast-changing everything is everywhere, all the time. ‘Give us this day our multitudinous daily changes’. The present shocks these are creating are more numbing, distracting, and confuting than anything Toffler predicted. Westerners now walk around in … Continue reading

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Kenneth Clark Was Right

It’s the great buildings left behind that are to be trusted rather than the politicians’ speeches. Those buildings are great truths standing, too, longer than most human memories also.

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On Still Being Hamlet After All These Years

(From 17 onward…) My main ruling passion continues to be: being an individual, “To thine own self be true”, the title of this blog and my general approach to things ongoingly and forever.

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Becky Jo Smarter Than U of A Bio-Scientists

The border collie-Australian shepherd cross who saved her mistress’s life is smarter than all the dumb-ass science types at U of A’s Biological Sciences Facility who couldn’t put a brain together to set up an alarm system to save the … Continue reading

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And yes, of course,

what Keats and Shelley were on about: Sensuous Beauty.

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Unmitigated Gall: Canada’s PM

The nerve to tell the Pope, the man next to God–in effect, telling God–to officially apologize for residential schools in Canada. …………… Elsewhere, back home, he suspended a key accountability measure that has reduced tribe compliances with the result of … Continue reading

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Cultural Appropriation: As Common as Poutine

Lots o’ folks running around spouting the new catchphrase as if it’s something really new. But if you go back in history (not that anybody does these daze except to use it to make complaints in order to wheedle reparations), … Continue reading

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Ah, all the myriad uses and abuses

of the world! A nice morning for a solitary walk at the u.

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Perspective: Via Meister Eckhart

“If the only prayer you said in your whole life was “thank you”, that would suffice.”

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