Update : A comprehensive article on the Frances Widdowson case and the state of academic freedom in Canada, generally: Peter Shawn Taylor, “Academic Freedom vs. Wokeism: The Frances Widdowson Affair“, C2C Journal, February 2, 2022, accessed 7 February 2022. (Thank… Read More ›
Saturday Morning Pam-toons. There’s a Reason It’s Called a Fairy Tale.
What REALLY happened to the boy who cried, The Emperor has no clothes! The Emperor’s New Clothes
Saturday Morning Pam-Toons. A Speakeasy in the Age of Prohibition. (Repost, 2020/09/14)
Hey Sweetheart. Are you here to have a drink or to speak your mind?
Some Problems with Complaisance.
If something doesn’t bother me, e.g. the F-word, why should I be bothered that it bothers you? Let’s start with friendship. As Aristotle notes, “[Friends are] those with whom we are on such terms that, while we respect their opinions,… Read More ›
Saturday Morning Pam-toons. The University of Backyard Sleepovers.
At U.B.S., 8-year-olds archive banned words for posterity. We honour Children’s Ways of Being and Children’s Ways of Knowing. See, Paranormal Activism And, A Speakeasy in the Age of Prohibition
Two SJW slogans are: Silence is Violence and Words are Violence. If silence is violence, then one must speak. But words are violence. If words are violence, then one must be silent. But silence is violence.To avoid absurdity, the SJW must stipulate that Some… Read More ›
What is meant by the admonition ‘Think before you speak!’ ? The vast majority of the time we don’t think before we speak. Else we’d never speak. So what is meant is either 1) stop and think about the right… Read More ›
During the Reformation, the authority of the church was taken from the hands of priests and distributed to the general populace. During the Enlightenment the process of distributing knowledge of the sciences to the general populace through education began and… Read More ›