This time I’m enlisting your help. Cost of living is rising in most Western countries; especially in Canada. Household debt is at an all time high while salaries aren’t adjusting upward to adapt to the new reality. In my upcoming book on living debt-free, I would like to address issues that people are dealing with […]Read more "Question on Living Debt-Free"
The woman drove straight at me. With all my might I veered away, aiming for the field off the road. Alas, time and momentum worked against me. Crash! Head-on impact. Just half a metre more may have sufficed to avoid the collision but it didn’t go that way. The GPS reminded me that I was […]Read more "Musings About Life and Death"
An 18-year old Toronto, ON. high school student, started a successful protest campaign following a dress code requirement brouhaha. The student had been called in to the Vice-Principal’s office and was told her crop top was inappropriate school attire. In her campaign, the girl defied the school request and, bolstered by the reaction of schoolmates […]Read more "Crop Tops and Dress Codes"
According to the legal online dictionary, a vigilante is: “Someone who takes the law into his/her own hands by trying and/or punishing another person without any legal authority”. Its example states: “A mother who shoots the alleged molester of her child is a vigilante”. In today’s virtual world, punishing takes other forms, as we shall […]Read more "Caught You! You’re on Video… See You on You Tube."
Some recent public shaming incidents mystified me and prompted me to look into this growing phenomenon. According to their article: “The Ethics of Public Shaming” Chad Cusworth, Brian Daniels and Emily Rondi, stated that: “Ethical issues concerning technology are only going to increase as technology and the Internet progress and become more advanced. Certainly, this […]Read more "Public Shaming: The New Bully"
. . . so Jesus, the Messiah. The full quote states: “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’But I [Jesus] say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be children of your Father in heaven; for he […]Read more "Love Your Enemies . . ."
Recently I was quite perplexed by a news report that covered the difficulties faced by a young school girl. The issue related to her food allergies and the dilemma she faced at school. Her mother had lodged a complaint that the school should provide a safe place for her daughter during lunch and snack times. […]Read more "Human Rights or Civil Liberties?"