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The Real Life "Uncle Tom"

Posted on February 21, 2019 at 3:02pm 5 Comments

It was the 28th of October, 1830, in the morning,

when my feet first touched the Canada shore.

I threw myself on the ground, rolled in the sand,

seized handfuls of it and kissed them...."

– Rev. Josiah Henson

 

     England formally abolished slavery across most of its empire in 1833, but British North America, particularly what is now Southwestern Ontario, was already a haven…

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The Most Canadian Film Clip You'll See This Winter

Posted on January 29, 2019 at 8:18am 0 Comments

Let's see:

  • 75-car pile-up on a Montreal-area highway;
  • people with too much time on their hands;
  • icy road conditions.

Only one solution.

GAME ON!

https://twitter.com/CBC/status/1089695251957194752

A Plague Upon Our House

Posted on January 20, 2019 at 4:09pm 11 Comments

I recently finished Robert Sawyer’s trilogy The Neanderthal Parallax, and it left me thinking. (For those who don’t know me, that’s seldom a good idea.)

The premise of the series is that worlds collide, metaphorically speaking: A universe where Neanderthals survived while Homo Sapiens did not encounters the one we know.  It allows Sawyer a broad sweep in exploring what our species has become, and it isn’t pretty.

But, predictably, it ends on an up-note, as much sci-fi does. A…

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In Defence of the Alt.Right

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 2:35pm 6 Comments

I got nuthin'

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