"The life history of the individual is first and foremost an accommodation to the patterns and standards traditionally handed down in his community" - Ruth Benedict It has been raining off and on for most of the day. I knew it was coming so took advantage of the sun yesterday and went out to restock. … Continue reading Taking Responsibility
"Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed." - Arthur Schopenhauer It has been such a crazy week I am more inclined to withdraw than report on it. However one does not generate much awareness by sitting in a corner mumbling. In this new time of "post truth" and "alternative … Continue reading Being Your Own Media
I have sat down (kind of redundant statement considering I'm wheelchair dependent) numerous times in the past couple of weeks to put some thoughts to paper but to no avail. Traditionally when I'm writing I have CBC News World on in the background, a practice I have now stopped. It was becoming to difficult to … Continue reading And that’s the way it is…
Sometimes we have to get up on our soapbox and scream our frustration at the world. Often all we hear is the echo of our own voice being bounced back at us but, with that said, we should never stop raising our voice when we see injustices that are important to us. Ignoring it just … Continue reading What is Justice?