**SPOILER WARNING** I am about to talk about Game of Thrones, everything that has happened up until now, and what may possibly happen in the series finale. Consider yourself warned! The world has collectively lost their mind over Daenerys Targaryen's seemingly fast descent into madness. In the penultimate episode of the series she fulfilled her … Continue reading The Salvation of Daenerys Targaryen
Our Origin Humanity's ability to continually achieve progress is nearing a point of crisis. Truth and perception are widening their gap. Patience is no longer considered a virtue. Citizens are screaming that the platform is burning and that our extinction is imminent. There is a pervasive belief that the time for debate is over because our … Continue reading The Enlightened Citizenry Party of Canada
For years the need to be first has been surpassing the need to be right. Unfortunately it has now reached epidemic proportions. The attention span of the general population has become incomprehensibly short. Once an event manages to capture the ever fleeting attention of the public viewer there is but a moments pause before establishing … Continue reading Shameless Self-Promotion of Virtue
The Ontario Human Rights Commission recently released a report on racial profiling in the Toronto Police Services, and the results were quite damning. In the media there was an immediate and overwhelming consensus that the findings were beyond reproach and action must be undertaken immediately. Because of the nature of the topic no one seems … Continue reading Flaws in the OHRC Report on Racial Profiling in the Toronto Police Service
It was incredible to witness how this change swept the nation like a wildfire of biblical proportions. Radio stations were clamoring over top of one another to be the first to pull the song and extol their virtue to the world. But virtually every single comment, or reaction, or shared post that I've seen since … Continue reading Why Haven’t Radio Stations Reversed Their Ban For “Baby it’s Cold Outside”?
Most of the time when a politician uses the term sustainable it is universally met with applause and praise. Sustainability is one of those terms that almost everyone can agree on. Like a political safe word. But there's one slight problem.... Nothing about humanity is sustainable! I don't care how much recycling you do, or … Continue reading The Dark Side of Sustainability
I have always HATED the term 'toxic masculinity'. And every time there's a scandal, like the recent despicable events at St. Michael's private school in Toronto, the term gets thrown around in public discourse without much resistance. It is too easily accepted as a term that adds understanding and coherence to the situation at hand. … Continue reading Refuting the Utter Bullshit of ‘Toxic Masculinity’
On the Warriors website you won't find an overarching mission statement. But what you can find, and what truly lead me to look into the Golden State Warriors from this perspective, is this fascinating video about core values on their YouTube channel. The values are competition, compassion, mindfulness, and joy. In the video they really … Continue reading Describing the Greatness of the Golden State Warriors
Yesterday I visited the Canadian Museum of History with my two children and it was a great way to keep them busy for a few hours. However, now that I have started focusing on the role every institution plays in human progress I was excited to see what I could come up with when I … Continue reading How Does the Canadian Museum of History Push Humanity Forward?
From the earliest ages of childhood our mind adapts a lifelong mandate to explore and catalog every aspect of our immediate environment. We are like sponges that soak up the sensory soup our perceptions feed to our developing brains. It is our mission to learn and to label each and every one of these new … Continue reading Reclaim Your Attention & Win Back Your Life