Tim Hortons is a chain of coffee shops founded by and named after a hockey player. It has been around as long as I can remember. I used to love the plain cruellers (and occasionally the walnut crullers) which were huge chunks of deep-fried dough. The cruellers are gone now, disappearing in the general down-sizing […]
Not Quite The Last Word
The essential question is, are they disadvantaged? Are they oppressed, are they in some way less able to participate in the culture that defines? What is ethical? What is right? What is good?
Our Leaders and the New Morality
It is long past time we stopped looking to government, corporate and religious leaders for any guidance on morality. They have shown us time and again how deeply immoral they have become.
You are the one complaining about cancel culture because you are the one who uses silencing and suppression as political tools to advance your own interests and maintain you
Failing the Values Test
We should promote our values, not by forcing them on people, but by living them, and proving by our own example how tolerance and respect for others creates a better society.
Handmaiden to Despots?
Change happens not by changing governments, but by changing people, and the only way to change people is to be an example of the change you want to see in them.
Integrity in Sport
Where is the integrity of drug-free sport if athletes are now required to take certain drugs that impact on their performance? What’s the difference between one athlete taking testosterone to increase her levels as opposed to another athlete taking testosterone to reduce hers?
We should do business properly and ethically in Canada. That means penalizing companies that perpetuate shady business practices. Because companies that get away with bribing officials in Libya won’t think twice about doing the same in Canada.
To imprison a seven-year old child and hold her without water until she dies of thirst demonstrates a complete lack of any moral leadership.