Politics & Philosophy

Was Derek Chauvin A “Racist” Cop? And Thoughts On Canadian Policing

Probably only those who live in a cave and have no clue what the internet is are the few that have not seen or heard of Derek Chauvin, the police officer who kneeled on the neck of George Floyd. For most who have seen and heard about the incident, it seems “obvious” to them that …

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My Letter To The Linguistics Society Of America Re: Steven Pinker

I am not a linguist, formally trained in the subject, nor do I have any relationship with Mr. Steven Pinker. In fact, I have only discovered him by accident, as a result of an article that I found while browsing websites, that referred to a letter addressed to The Linguistics Society of America on docs.google.com …

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Another Case For Hydroxychloroquine & COVID-19 – Greece

When Donald Trump mentioned that there was some interest in the use of hydroxychlorquine in the treatment of COVID-19, many on the left, and especially the progressive media, laughed at him. In fact, as is often done these days, many people misquoted Trump, likely purposely, to further their own political agendas. Some even claimed that …

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CBC Corrects Big Error – But Still Some Problems

Back on October 23rd, I reported on a horribly misleading headline I discovered on the CBC website that claimed a tweet that was critical of Islam was “racist.” The article appeared during the Canadian federal election campaign, during a time when some reporters and media including Warren Kinsella were on a campaign to label Maxime …

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Greece Is About To Lose Some Liberty

See Update Below… The world has Ancient Greece to thank for their philosophers and ideas that they could question anything, investigate, think, express new ideas, and even realize that old beliefs about the world might be wrong. I am sure that if some of those ancient Greek philosophers were alive today, they would be mortified …

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Nea Ionia Garbage Piling Up – Striking Workers In Greece

In Greece, trash and recycling is handled a little differently than in most parts of North America. Instead of a curb-side pick up where residents take their trash, recycling and compostable materials to the curb once or twice a week and drop it off in front of their house, Greeks take theirs to close-by neighbourhood …

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