Opinion – This article is from The Conversation. I’d just like to make the preliminary remark that although a pretty good piece, it has flaws. Ironically, some see scientism – like the kind promoted here – as a kind of oppressive regime. Instead of saying “research has shown” the author would have done better to… Read More Would you stand up to an oppressive regime or would you conform? Here’s the science | + Opinion
Admittedly, I write a lot about corruption and international criminals. On the one hand, I think it is appropriate. Too many people haven’t a clue about what’s really going on around them. They pay their taxes thinking their money is going to the right places. They believe job opportunities and hiring practices are fair and… Read More Politics – A many-sided beast?
The doctor refused to use transgender pronouns which a tribunal found was “incompatible with human dignity”. Source: David Mackereth: Christian doctor loses trans beliefs case – BBC News
It’s spring now in the Southern Hemisphere. Source: Happy Equinox! It’s the 1st Day of Autumn in Earth’s Northern Hemisphere | Space
The psychology and philosophy of Batman’s Joker. Source: Is the Joker Hypersane? | Psychology Today Canada Opinion: One quote from this article sort of leaped out at me: What I will say is that, unlike people with a mental illness such as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, the Joker is consistent, calculating, and purposeful, and does not appear to… Read More Is the Joker Hypersane? | Psychology Today Canada | + Opinion
Source: Trudeau apologizes, asks for forgiveness after third instance of racist makeup surfaces
Gosh, it rings a little hollow when the first thing the celebs say on local Toronto TV is how much they LUUUV Toronto. “How much extra do we get for saying that?” we hear off-camera. Just kidding. But it does seem a bit forced. Meanwhile, the local media is gobbling up the stardust, some reporters… Read More TIFF – The Celebs LUUUV Toronto… | Opinion