”Majoritarianism global threat to democracy, secularism” | + Opinion (some quick thoughts)

Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) Majoritarianism is strongly controlling systems all over the world, along with a global threat to the very perception of democracy and secularism, according to India”s ace political film director Prakash Jha. Source: ”Majoritarianism global threat to democracy, secularism” Opinion: I had to look that term up: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Majoritarianism I’m not sure the… Read More ”Majoritarianism global threat to democracy, secularism” | + Opinion (some quick thoughts)

Authority vs. Authoritarianism (or as Joe Jackson put it… Right and wrong… Do you know the difference?) | Opinion

What is authority vs. authoritarianism? Most of us understand the difference. Those who took psych 101 will probably remember that the one is deserved and the other is sort of ripped off. Those aren’t the technical terms but rather my summation of the issue. The idea of an “authoritarian personality” stems from Erich Fromm (1900… Read More Authority vs. Authoritarianism (or as Joe Jackson put it… Right and wrong… Do you know the difference?) | Opinion

Alleged RCMP secret leaker Cameron Ortis granted bail with conditions | CTV News | + Opinion

Source: Alleged RCMP secret leaker Cameron Ortis granted bail with conditions | CTV News Opinion: He hasn’t been proven guilty in a court of law but I was surprised to read this headline. Here’s a potentially damaging series of actions that could jeopardize not only security within Canada but around the world. The judge’s response?… Read More Alleged RCMP secret leaker Cameron Ortis granted bail with conditions | CTV News | + Opinion

Facebook – Should tech companies decide for us what’s true and false?

It seems Facebook will make an attempt to filter out obvious fraud and deception by hostile foreign powers but still allow American politicians to potentially mislead. The new prohibitive measures probably won’t probe high-level, backroom corruption where politicians have an economic interest in allowing foreign powers to lead them around by the nose, either through… Read More Facebook – Should tech companies decide for us what’s true and false?