Insight

Why did Anthony Bourdain commit suicide?

Albert Camus, the French humanist, wrote, “There is only one true philosophical problem and that is suicide. Judging whether life is worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy.” Pliny the Elder had said earlier, “Admit the miseries ...

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Upstream vs. downstream

Deb asked me, “Would you like to come over to my house tonight and learn about a business opportunity?” I’d met Deb on a church trip, and had been crushing on her for weeks. She could have ended her question ...

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Wynne endangers us yet again

The media, NDP and Green Party are remarkably unaware of  what  should be their major election focus. The Ontario government is committing an act that is essentially eco suicide. The 100-year-old scientific research  facility in Angus, Ontario. (See link1  link2)  It’s ...

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Axe Pickering nuke soon: NDP & Greens

Ontario Clean Air Alliance sent an all-candidates questionnaire to the leaders of the four major parties running in the provincial election. They asked their positions on closing the Pickering Nuclear Station, and on water power imports from Quebec. The NDP ...

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10 more years of Pickering nuke hazard?

Does the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) care what you think about keeping the aging Pickering Nuclear Station running for another 10 years? Their actions strongly suggest they don’t. The CNSC has quietly arranged for hearings on the Pickering licence ...

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