Canadian Boy

Stephen Harper Tarnishing The Peaceful Canadian Image

I would hate to say this but Canadian politics had been just a bit boring. Until recently… Rob Ford, who I am a supporter of, got me interested in local Toronto politics. I can not say the same for Stephen Harper about national Canadian politics. He has put Canada on the worldwide map with his…

amfree

Freedom To Act Is Not Freedom Of The Will

I was reading recently an article by Harry Frankfurt that discussed free will. What differentiates humans from other species is the reflective capacity that allows us to have second order desires. We may have first order desires that are simple desires like the ones that allow us to do one thing or another but no…

wealth

Uprisings and Protests – Pakistan and Hong Kong

The uprisings being experienced in these countries are a result of social class distinctions. In the case of Hong Kong it is the millionaire tycoons that are suffering the most from these protests. They prefer a pro-Beijing stance opposed to the majority population that believe the elites are working against their interests of democracy. Democracy…

savetheplanet

Environmentalists As Hypocrites

It seems like hypocrisy is at large amongst many of the so-called environmentalists that care about the world or their health. I seem to have lost respect for any environmentalist that moans about the fact we are killing the planet and thereby threatening the future of our children. We are threatening our very existence by…

tipping

Tipping Should Be Abolished

Tipping should have come obsolete a long time ago. Unless we were to follow the footsteps of the guy from 3rd From the Sun that I recall from an episode where he sat at a restaurant table and told the waiter that he would place a series of $1 bills on the table and the…

mob

Mob Mentality In Internet Forums

I had only joined one forum in my life recently to sell something and discovered that the internet gives bullies the biggest protection. I have always been supportive of surveillance measures and I certainly think that people that drive others to suicide should be brought to justice. I had joined a forum recently to sell…