I’d just like to thank all the wonderful, alternative, sometimes eccentric and ‘off the grid’ type of people whom I’ve gotten to know through the web. Sometimes I just get so sick and tired of the mainstream media I can’t watch nor read it. Most news anchors seem to be primarily promoting themselves. I guess… Read More It’s Thanksgiving weekend in Canada and…
They can serve three purposes. Vocal disfluencies, commonly described as filler words, are a common point of contention in public speaking. Some people disparage them as weak and hesitant, and others defend them as authentic and genuine. Source: Why Filler Words Like “Um” and “Ah” Are Actually Useful Opinion: Umm. I guess I agree. LOL.… Read More Why Filler Words Like “Um” and “Ah” Are Actually Useful | + Opinion
The other day I discovered Adobe Spark and really like the way it works. There are other banner and graphics creators out there which have their own strengths. But Spark seems to be fast and easy and allows a lot of customization without having to sign up for a Pro Account. So I plan to… Read More New fun at Earthpages!
Did postmodernism simply predict cynicism about the facts, or did it actually promote it? Source: Philosophy Talk: Is Postmodernism Really to Blame for Post-Truth? | KALW Opinion: Umm… Pontius Pilate, “What is truth?” (John 18:38) In this 9-minute audio excerpt, so-called “climate deniers” are repeatedly portrayed in a pretty obviously negative light. Ironic that the… Read More Philosophy Talk: Is Postmodernism Really to Blame for Post-Truth? | KALW | + Opinion
Religion is in the ascendant across the world, but it has a new, powerful rival – the internet. Source: Are smartphones the new ‘opium of the people’? – BBC News