Tag Archives: self-determination

Who Is Responsible…We Are

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter” – Winston Churchill I have been watching some of the online news coverage of the March Across America movement and one of the words that is providing … Continue reading

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Family Day and Telethon’s

“I didn’t ask anyone to make me a poster boy, because poster boys always end up on a dart board” – Anurag Kashyap  Today is Family Day in BC.  Yesterday was the 2017 annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon.  What … Continue reading

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With Fear as the Warden!

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear” – Mark Twain Another foggy day out there and no wind to help dissipate it.  From my window I can see the huge Canadian flag as still and … Continue reading

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On the Issue of Survival

“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change” – Leon C. Megginson Many years ago I read a number of books written by Leon Megginson, an academic considered by … Continue reading

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One Voice Speaking

“If I were to remain silent, I’d be guilty of complicity” – Albert Einstein In light of the tragedy out of Charlottesville last week I feel the need to speak out a bit.  You cannot point at any one event … Continue reading

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How Far Have We REALLY Come?

Leadnow.ca was having their first organizational meeting in Kelowna last evening.  I have been on their mailing list for sometime now and have added my signature to a number of their online petitions.   This is an online organization that … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again – Part 2

Yesterday I wrote about attending a consultative process in Kelowna as part of a BC government dog and pony show.  The government website promoting this event states “The B.C. government is having a conversation with British Columbians to better understand how … Continue reading

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