Category Archives: Philosophy

The world is broken—and human kindness is the only solution – Macleans.ca

A photograph of the NZ PM embracing a Muslim woman reproduced by artist Loretta Lizzio as an 18-metre mural on a silo in Melbourne (Recep Sakar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) https://www.macleans.ca/society/the-world-is-broken-and-human-kindness-is-the-only-solution

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Locally produced and meat alternatives. Are they responsible and healthy options?

Andertoons It makes sense sometimes to buy local and other times not so much. There needs to be a balance and sometimes compromises need to be made. I go into this more below. There is many meat alternatives available now … Continue reading

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Podcasts that bridge the political divide

Protesters in front of National Conference Hall, in Tripoli, Libya. (AP Photo/Mohamed Ben Khalifa) CBC Radio · Posted: May 10, 2019 9:00 AM ET | Last Updated: May 10 Surprisingly open and healthy conversations that are both entertaining and illuminating. … Continue reading

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Nature, Nurture And Your Politics

What role does biology play in our politics? More than you might think, according to political scientist John Hibbing. Angela Hsieh October 8, 2018 Hidden Brain – Scientist John Hibbing looks into the psychological differences between most liberals and conservatives. … Continue reading

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Why are many liberal leaders being called socialists or communists and Conservative leaders fascists or authoritarians?

A two dimensional view of the political spectrum. April 19 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen Many political right and left wing supporters resorting to extreme views and opinions to try and make their points. Less and less importance … Continue reading

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Students Learn From People They Love

Opinion Putting relationship quality at the center of education. David Brooks By David Brooks Opinion Columnist Jan. 17, 2019 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/opinion/learning-emotion-education.html

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Citizen assemblies via sortition verses elections

Opinion January 11 2019 – Kevin Yaworski Reverting to citizens’ assemblies selected via sortition rather than election and with banishment or ostracizing of too-powerful politicians maybe the answer to many of the serious issues facing modern democracies and the public. … Continue reading

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