DEMOCRACY IS NOT FLAWLESS

It had always been my contention that if only all the countries in the world became functioning democracies, wars, violence and turmoil would become events of the past. Winston Churchill in a speech many years ago said that democracy was a terrible system, but the best that man has been able to devise. In recent Continue Reading

LIES, SO HUMAN, SO NATURAL

In an article written on December 9, 2008 under the heading “No borders exist for Racism, Sexism and Religious Intolerance” I described the human condition as encompassing the need for power, self-interest, hypocrisy and deceit. The recent incident involving the untimely death of Robert Dziekanski after being tasered by four R.C.M.P. officers in the Vancouver Continue Reading