Thank God I live in Toronto, one of the most multicultural cities on Earth

You really don’t have to worry about buying a plane ticket in Toronto, unless of course, your business depends on it. For most of us average folk, we can access the world on TV through our normal cable package. Our particular provider was a bit behind the other main company on the multicultural front for… Read More Thank God I live in Toronto, one of the most multicultural cities on Earth

Bettany Hughes investigates the revolutionary ideas of Karl Marx | Opinion

Born to an affluent Prussian family, Karl Marx became an angry, idealistic radical, constantly on the run for his political agitating and incendiary writing. In Paris he formulated his explosive analysis of capitalism and its corrosive effects on human nature. In Brussels he co-authored The Communist Manifesto with Frederick Engels. In London his obsessive theorizing dragged… Read More Bettany Hughes investigates the revolutionary ideas of Karl Marx | Opinion

Major science journal retracts study blaming climate change on the sun | New Scientist | + Opinion

Valentina Zharkova at the University of Northumbria Source: Major science journal retracts study blaming climate change on the sun | New Scientist Opinion: Another ‘heretic’ going against the Church of Climate Crisis? Punish the sinner! I wonder how many conventional Global Warming publications containing minor errors were never retracted? If you read more in that… Read More Major science journal retracts study blaming climate change on the sun | New Scientist | + Opinion

25 Years of Internet: It’s Broken, but We Can Fix It | + Opinion

In her recently published book The internet is broken. But we can fix it, Marleen Stikker, internet pioneer, philosopher, and co-founder… Source: 25 Years of Internet: It’s Broken, but We Can Fix It Opinion: Another David Bowie pic? Well, I like him and sometimes I wonder if his spirit periodically hovers around those of us… Read More 25 Years of Internet: It’s Broken, but We Can Fix It | + Opinion

Defeating Hitler: How What Became the CIA Smashed Nazi Germany Into Pieces | The National Interest | + Opinion

A difficult mission. Source: Defeating Hitler: How What Became the CIA Smashed Nazi Germany Into Pieces | The National Interest Opinion: Who me? Getting political? I never thought it would happen. The first part of my life was mostly about sorting out issues, understanding society, and discovering my religious path. Now that I’ve found my… Read More Defeating Hitler: How What Became the CIA Smashed Nazi Germany Into Pieces | The National Interest | + Opinion

Franz Kafka – Dark dreams with a piercing intellect

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) was an influential ‘alternative’ Bohemian novelist born of German-speaking Jewish parents in Prague. Kafka pursued an education in law and took a position in an insurance firm (1907-23) before moving to Berlin. He published short stories and critical essays. His best-known work, Die Verwandlung (Metamorphosis, 1916), is about a man who awakes… Read More Franz Kafka – Dark dreams with a piercing intellect