Category Archives: philosophy

Review of “The Mummy” (2017)

* * * B Having just seen the much maligned 2017 reboot of The Mummy, I have to say I was pleasantly surprised, perhaps because my expectations were low. This mummy film has a number of elements not present in … Continue reading

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Is Google Built to Last?

In my analysis of the events surrounding James Damore’s now infamous Google memo, I stated that what had happened could be explained by the premise that Google holds diversity as a core value, where as Damore holds individual merit as … Continue reading

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Will Robot’s Check You Out of a Job?

The Guardian has a new article on the robopocalypse: End of the checkout line: the looming crisis for American cashiers. What are they claiming? A recent analysis by Cornerstone Capital Group suggests that 7.5m retail jobs – the most common … Continue reading

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Reply to P L’s Rant on Women’s Breasts

I received a ranting comment from someone known only as P L on my postBare Breasts are a Right in Ontario. I’ve deleted the comment–it was offensive–but I’m going to respond to most of it here. P L begins by … Continue reading

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Why Are Girls Losing the Relationship Game?

I’m going to summarize the article Young, attractive, educated, female — and single, which was referenced in the article I reviewed in Whistling Past the Demographic Graveyard. After the main article, a man’s opinion is given, and he quickly gets … Continue reading

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Carbon Taxes are Effective Because Reasons

The CBC is back with another opinion piece on global warming: An inconvenient truth: We could be fighting about climate change for a while yet. The author’s political bias is on full display. Let’s take a look: At a glance, … Continue reading

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CBC is Schizophrenic Over Google Memo

The CBC published two opinion pieces yesterday on the leaked Google “echo chamber” memo: Google axing someone for mouthing off in a memo was not a smart move; and Google delivered an important message by firing its employee for his … Continue reading

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