Author Archives: jimbelton

About jimbelton

I'm a software developer, and a writer of both fiction and non-fiction, and I blog about movies, books, and philosophy. My interest in religious philosophy and the search for the truth inspires much of my writing.

Rationality Rules Argument Against Personal Experience: Debunked!

Stephen Woodford attempts to debunk all arguments from personal experience in his video The Argument from Personal Experience – Debunked (Why Personal Experiences are NOT Proof). While I agree that the personal experiences of others are not proof, disregarding them out … Continue reading

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The Socialist Climate Agenda

I’m going to comment on Paris Marx’s recent CBC article Canada can learn from Australia’s carbon pricing mistakes. The article’s subtitle, “Carbon taxes may be the most efficient way to reduce emissions, but they’re not politically popular”, is a bad start. Where’s … Continue reading

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Cheap Beer is a Conservative Plot

Heather Mallick is back with another sanctimonious rant, this time on how Ontario needs an intervention to prevent liberalization of alcohol sales, from her of course. The Ontario Conservative government has an alcohol problem. It wants the alcoholic vote. Call … Continue reading

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Acquittal not Good Enough for Feminist

In her recent Toronto Star article, Heather Mallick suggests that “You be the judge in sex doll case”, but goes on to suggest that judges are befuddled and tells you what to think. The acquittal of a Newfoundland man on … Continue reading

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Mashable Attacks Red Pill Men

Mashable has a new article Exploring the toxic world of ‘female privilege’, which is a hit piece on the Red Pill Men’s movement. I will say up front that I am not a member of the men’s movement, nor am … Continue reading

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In Defense of #MentorHer

The article “We Can Do Better Than #MentorHer”: A Response by MenEngage Alliance Members, Partners, and Allies is a critique of the #MentorHer initiative sponsored by LeanIn.org. I’m going to comment on this critique. As a campaign, #MentorHer conveys a … Continue reading

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The #metoo Backlash is Growing

Fortune has a new article that says The Number of Men Who Are Uncomfortable Mentoring Women Is Growing. The article shows an incredible lack of understanding of the problem and its causes. #MeToo has shaken up the workplace. Good—it needed … Continue reading

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