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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

SOCIALISM A FAILED SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT

Socialism, a political and economic theory of social organization which advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange,should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole. (Oxford Concise Dictionary) It is very apparent that the idea of Socialism as a successful, modern system of government of nations, has been swept away into Continue Reading

It is tough to be a Jew

It is very difficult to experience the emotions and thoughts of another individual, especially from a different culture, race, religion or nationality. Inner feelings are predicated on life experiences and no two are alike. A constant in the Jewish world is fear, responsibility and guilt. Fear for what can happen, and responsibility and guilt for Continue Reading

CANADA`S MANY FIRST NATIONS

Bill McKnight a minister of Indian and Northern Affairs in the 1980`s, responding to the continuing welfare dependency in many aboriginal communities responded “What would you suggest in an isolated locale, without markets, without resources, without an industrial base and without economic opportunities. You try as best you can to provide a social safety net, as Continue Reading

Power, Self-Interest and Hypocrisy

Power, Self-Interest and Hypocrisy govern all human activities whether done as individuals, corporations, nations or as international bodies. I therefore can call the United Nations a qualified failure. It is a qualified failure because it is active, functioning, and can be used quickly to facilitate negotiations between nations with disagreements. It is a failure because Continue Reading