Blast to the Past

"The tragedy of life is often not in our failure, but rather in our complacency; not in our doing too much, but rather in doing too little; not in living above our abilities, but rather in our living below our capacity" - Benjamin Mayes 1958 receiving Christmas gift from Calgary Transit annual staff Christmas Party … Continue reading Blast to the Past

Tribalism – Worlds within Worlds

In many of my posts I have often mentioned "worlds within worlds" or people "living in their bubbles". This is not meant in a negative way and actually is not all that uncommon based on social anthropology. It is known as "tribalism".  The Merriam Webster dictionary defines tribalism as "loyalty to a tribe or other … Continue reading Tribalism – Worlds within Worlds

Please Don’t Try to Help Me!

I was recently out for supper with a pleasant well educated couple whose company I have always enjoyed.  As usual, with me, the conversation did drift around to politics.  The issue of right/left came up a number of times however I am much prefer a more centrist common sense approach.  I find this right/left conversation … Continue reading Please Don’t Try to Help Me!