Monthly Archives: June 2011

Canadian Union of Postal Workers

I was recently reading a Maclean’s article. The article essentially states that the postal workers are over paid and get too many benefits, therefore they shouldn’t strike. In addition, it suggests that we should take this time to consider how … Continue reading

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Rock climbing, Slacklining, B.A.S.E. Jumping, B.A.S.E. Climbing, B.A.S.E.lining, and Dean Motherfucking Potter

Alright, I’m about to assault you with a barrage of videos that effectively summarizes some of my recent obsessions / shit-I-want-to-get-into (excluded is mountain climbing, cycling, travelling, and volunteering). First is rock climbing. Here’s a Canadian bouldering competition for 2009/2010: … Continue reading

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Lybia, Jeff Scahill, Chomsky and 9/11 Conspiracy

I have absolutely no order to this post, just stuff I wanted to share: I read (a lot of) this wonderful post over at The Anarcho-Cynicalist, discussing his views on why the US/NATO intervention in Lybia was wrong (written in … Continue reading

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Slut Walk

I recently participated in a SlutWalk that took place in Hamilton, ON. For those of your unfamiliar with what a slut walk is…huzza! A WashingtonPost article¬†(I should also mention that I found this article from Feministing.com):

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Moral Landscape – Sam Harris

Here’s a nice long talk by Sam Harris about his book The Moral Landscape. I haven’t read the book, and don’t really think it has much to teach me that I don’t already know. Having said that, this video does … Continue reading

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Urine!: Turns Out It’s REALLY Interesting

I was talking to some friends about Blood¬†Meridian, a book by Cormac McCarthy which I consider to be one of the best books I’ve ever read, and I was talking about a scene in which the Judge makes gunpowder out … Continue reading

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