I had an interesting trip the other day. I was attending a CCI Huronia Conference in Barrie.
The event started with singing the Canadian anthem. I was surprised. It would be unimaginable in multicultural Toronto.
The dialog didn’t, doesn’t and won’t die peacefully. Yes, it is still kicking, it is still getting up to feed on the brain of whatever is still alive. The dialog is zombified. Continue reading →
I got into an exchange with a Muslim professor of a Canadian university recently in an internet discussion group. He is a strong and vocal opponent of ‘Islamism’. It was that exchange that led to this post and the questions I will discuss in it.
Can there be a moderate Islam? I don’t believe so, but the questions at this point in history is not just about Islam but Western civilization as well. The question is all about balls, about having them and losing them, figuratively speaking, of course. Continue reading →
I recently realized that I am afflicted by several serious mental conditions. I suffer from fascistophobia and communistophobia. At times, I’m worried that these may be signs of an even more serious, overarching condition: leftistophobia.
I finished my last post without actually answering the question I set out to answer. Instead of the possible futures, I ended up talking about immigration. While it is an important subject playing an important role in our future, it is far from being the only source of risk and uncertainty. The future is indeed a mystery, but it clearly has some directions.
I had a conversation with a friend a few months ago about immigration. We are both immigrants, but with clearly differing views on it. The conversation quickly moved on to culture and demographics, but maybe it started with them. I laid out my angst that he countered with……… I don’t even know what.
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I was reminding a friend of a classic joke:
A guy walks up to a gorgeous woman and says: “Would you sleep with me for a million bucks?”
The woman looks at him and says “Well, OK……”
Then the man says: “how about for $50?”
The woman gets indignant: “What kind of woman do you think I am?”
The man answers: “We already established that, now we are just negotiating the price.”