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Hardwired for Aggression Part I: Bullying, or Just Competitive?

Last month it was the military getting the media focus on this topic. “We’re biologically wired in a certain way and there will be those who believe it is a reasonable thing to press themselves and their desires on others” – General Lawson, Canadian Armed Forces. Now it’s high school students. “Bullying…behaviour is biologically hard-wired,…

Compulsory Vaccination

We had a measles epidemic in British Columbia last year, sparked by a small religious school where a very low percentage of the children were inoculated. For a while the “compulsory vaccination” conversation raged, and then it disappeared again. Nothing promotes irrational knee-jerk reactions more these days than the topic of the compulsory vaccination of…

Greek Monetary Crisis

Momentary flashback to posts of the last two weeks on Three Precepts of Politics. On the topic of vacuums, especially the leadership sort. Premiers of all provinces and territories voted in favour of accepting all recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to try to solve the First Nations problems. Absent? Stephen Harper, the Prime…