Category Archives: philosophy

Bel and the Dragon in Modern English

Some versions of the canonical book of Daniel included an ending that was not included in the final canon. It’s known as “The Book of Bel and the Dragon” or “The History of the Destruction of Bel and the Dragon”. … Continue reading

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The Book of Tobit in Modern English

This is the book of Tobit, son of Tobiel, the son of Ananiel, the son of Aduel, the son of Gabael, descendant of Asael, of the tribe of Nephthali. In the time of Enemessar, king of the Assyrians, Tobit was … Continue reading

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Who Will Have Access to the Coronavirus Vaccine?

The Guardian asks How will the world’s poorest people get a coronavirus vaccine? What are they suggesting? Vaccines for Covid-19 are coming. Billions of dollars are flowing in, over 100 efforts are under way, and at least 13 leading candidates are already … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and Canadian Health Care

The CBC has a new opinion piece by Dr. Anca Matei that posits that COVID-19 exposes truth of globalization – wealth does not always equal health. I’m going to examine the proposition and her reasoning. The importance of public health … Continue reading

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Examining Anti-Libertarian Arguments

Today I’m going to comment on Daniel Miessler’s blog post “Why I’m No Longer a Libertarian“. Like me, Miessler is a cybersecurity expert working in the high technology industry. Libertarianism is attractive. I find that it functions as a sanctuary … Continue reading

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The Guardian Smears Libertarians for Wanting Freedom

The Guardian is claiming that the ‘libertarian right’ plans to profit from the pandemic. Is this another left wing smear of libertarians? When coronavirus crept across the world in early February, talk of how different nations were dealing with the … Continue reading

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Bending COVID-19 to the Green Agenda

According to CBC contributor Lori Lee Oates, a “well-known voice on gender and women in politics” who is seeking a Liberal Party nomination, COVID-19 is hastening the green economy, and we are far behind. I agree with some of her … Continue reading

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Ivory Tower Academic Shames Climate Science “Non-Experts”

I’m going to respond to the CBC opinion piece How the COVID-19 crisis exposes widespread climate change hypocrisy. In it, cognitive scientist Gordon Pennycook tells plebs like me who aren’t climate scientists to shut the fuck up. If you check … Continue reading

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Dracula in Modern English: Chapter XVII

I just published yet another chapter of my modern English adaptation of Dracula. See Why Adapt Dracula? for the reason I decided to do this. Hope you all enjoy it.

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DIY: Fixing a Cut Power Cord

I managed to cut the cord on my skill saw. As I’ll need it for my deck project, I had to fix it. Here’s how. You need a knife (wire strippers or even cutters are better), soldering iron, solder, electrical … Continue reading

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