This is why I don’t think exercising freedom of speech is inherently praiseworthy.
Cant believe we’re celebrating Canada Day again… I mean when will we have a day for all those countries that aren’t Canada… your Canadian fine but why do you have to dress up and make a big deal about it and wave your flag everywhere…. most of the world isnt canadian… dont get me wrong […]
The future of travel comes with homework pic.twitter.com/F4XIDEauMb — Andrew Kurjata (@akurjata) June 27, 2016
Let me start by saying I am wholly aware that riding a bike in no way comes anywhere close to having the lived experience of a woman, minority, or non-cisgendered person. At all. But…
It was then I realized I would never, ever understand the immense bravery and resilience it would take to simply exist as a gay man in the world.
“I am America. I am the part you won’t recognize. But get used to me – black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own. Get used to me.”
I’m not saying for sure that gorillas, our dolphins, or any other animals are our equals. But I’m aware of humanity’s historic ability to look the other way when it comes to mistreating others, and how much we like to tell ourselves comforting myths about our own intelligence or place in the moral hierarchy in order to dismiss the claims that the way we are treating other forms of life is wrong. And I won’t rule out the possibility that it’s still happening today.
It was 23.6°C in Prince George yesterday, breaking a 103-year-old record of 21.1 in 1913.
I’m sure your mom/wife/sister/daughter/grandma/aunt are awesome. The women in my family are awesome. Yours probably are, too. But too often the mother/wife/daughter thing is used by men who cannot think of any women in the public space whom they admire or respect. Literally when American presidential candidates were asked which woman they would like to […]
Every year, I find it’s a helpful exercise to look back on some of my output from the past 365 days to see what resonates. Some of that is the stuff that resonates with me, personally, and some of it is what resonated with people more widely. I’m happy to see that this year, more […]
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