Scripturient: Socrates and Saunderson

In Plato’s dialogue Gorgias, Socrates debates with three sophists — Gorgias the rhetorician and his pupils Polus, and Callicles — about justice, power, morality, and virtue. Socrates also questions the value of oratory and rhetoric — the crafts of the sophists — in contemporary politics and whether they do good

Continue reading

Warren Kinsella: My 2022 so far

1. Winter bike can’t bike in winter2. Heat pump can’t generate heat in cold3. Snowblower can’t blow snow in snowstorm The universe is sending a message to Warren. — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) January 17, 2022 The post My 2022 so far first appeared on Warren Kinsella.

Continue reading

Northern Reflections: A Northern Trump

  Susan Riley writes that Trumpism has infected Canadian politics: Something strange has been happening in Canadian politics since the Trump contagion to the south. Voters elect a mostly reasonable, often affable, Member of Parliament only to discover, as they watch their MP climb the leadership ladder, that they are

Continue reading

wmtc: welcome to the world, asher

  This beautiful little human is Asher, the newest member of our family.  Asher joins Sophia in the next generation, the child of one of my nephews and niece(-in-law)s. My brother and sister(-in-law) now have two grandchildren, and my mom has two great-grands!  Asher was born on January 13 in

Continue reading